Wood Terms - A Lumber Glossary from A - Z
Wood Terms that Start with "Y"
|Lumber Glossary Term||Definition|
The place where logs are accumulated.
|Yard Lumber||Lumber of those grades, sizes and patterns generally intended for ordinary construction and general building purposes.|
A system of power-operated winches used to haul logs from a stump to a landing. This is also known as a donkey.
Wood brought into a yard in the form of tree lengths, logs, or bolts, to be cut into shorter lengths.
|Yarding of Unmerchantable Material||Yarding of cull, rotten, small, or otherwise unusable wood material to be a designated area for disposal is written into the timber contract. This is required on all USDA Forest Service timber sale contracts.|
A path followed by a turn of logs yarded by a cable method.
Steel tower used on a steel spar skidder. A light-weight tower built on a tractor.
|Yardstick||A wooden rule 36” long.|
|Yield||The amount of product output recovered from a quantity of raw material input in forest product industries. Estimate in forest menstruation of the amount of wood that may be harvested from a particular type of forest stand by species, site, stocking, and management regime at various ages.|
|Yoke||The heavy “U”-shaped part of a block by which the pulley is attached.|