WholeTrees® is the national leader in engineering of natural unmilled timber for commercial construction. WholeTrees has worked with the USDA Forest Products Laboratory and the USDA Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) Grant Program to develop connections, grading procedures, and improved design values for a range of species.
There is a glut of small diameter wood in many parts of the US, both in national forests and tree farms. This resource is often wasted as it becomes fuel in massive forest fires. On tree farms, where it barely pays the bills, small diameter wood is sold cheaply to make paper. Instead of sending … Read more