While Emerald Ash Borers are likely to kill 99% of the U.S. ash wood trees, the Ash Borer will spare 30-40% or more of the blue ash, and 20-30% of the white ash. Black ash and green ash are most likely to disappear completely. This was the most-viewed wood industry report this week.
Also popuar this week (and tops for the past two weeks at Facebook) a story of a space station made of 282,000 wooden matches, and a Wisconsin manufacturer of retro Teardrop Trailers who adopted CNC for milling birch plywood carcasses and solid maple cabinet components.
Here are the week's top stories: