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What does 4SC stand for?

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From: Romen W.
City:
Toronto, ZZ
What does 4sc mean for logs in wood market? what is the difference between 4sc and 3sc? Thanks

 
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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
jhayek@illinois.edu
4SC - four sides clear; the number of defect-free faces along the longitudinal length of the log.

3SC - three sides clear; the number of defect-free faces along the longitudinal length of the log.

So on, and so forth...

 
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