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The Uganda Timber Users Handbook: A Guide to Better Timber Use

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: PW Kityo and RA Plumptre

135 pages, Tabs

Commonwealth Secretariat

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #70920 | ISBN: 0850924936
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This report provides a comprehensive listing of all the timber woods of Uganda. The status of the timber supply is discussed and there are a number of recommendations for foresters, sawmills and architects


Uganda's forests; properties, uses and availability of Uganda timbers; improving timber durability and performance; cutting out the waste; choosing timbers for the job; improving product quality; ordering timber. Appendices: productivity of Uganda's forests; lists of the timbers; descriptions of property limits for tables 1-3; preservative formulations, suppliers and sample charge sheet; Uganda timber trading markets; lists of contacts.

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