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Q: We are getting a lot of cupping in some of our lumber. What is causing this and what can we do to fix it?
Q: How can I separate true mahogany (Honduras) from the others?
Q: We received some red oak lumber and a few pieces are blue in the sapwood. Is this mold fungal stain?
Q: When grading hardwood lumber, can incipient decay be included or not?
Q: I heard you talk about the possibility of sap soft maple with a gray-stained center surrounded by normal white color after KD. The lumber grader cannot see the gray so does not reject the lumber. We have recently experienced this phenomenon for the first time. In your opinion, is it due to sick logs or bad kiln procedure?