A Half-yearly Peer Reviewed Journal of Bangladesh Forest Research Institute

ISSN - Print: 1021-3279 | Online: -

Wood working properties is very important in order to select wood for particular use. The study
was conducted to assess the working properties of five wood (main stem portion) species- lambu, aijun,
jhau, palmyra palm and acacia hybrid. The working properties were carried out in two different methods,
namely : machining and handtools. The effects ofmachining properties, such as- sawing, planing, shaping,
boring, mortising and turning were tested on these five wood species along with handtools test. The sawing
qualities ofthese wood were determined by manual feeding oflogs to the saw blade. The evaluation ofeach
operation was based on frequency ofoccurrence ofdefect free samples. Finishing properties were evaluated
with the application of two

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