Timber and lumber are basically wood and they mean the same thing.
Timber/lumber is wood used as building material, or a tree considered as a source of wood instead of as a plant. It can also mean a beam or a person who is a timber, thought the person meaning I've not heard of much.
Timber is usually the wood as it grows or is felled. Lumber is the wood after it is milled and ready for use.
Timber is to lumber as quarry is to stone because timber is where cut lumber comes from and a quarry is where cut stone comes from.
Timber is the tree after it is cut down. Lumber is the wood after it has been cut to its desired purpose.
People buy "timber" as an investment. Timber is uncut lumber. People buy lumber because it is an excellent building material and is renewable.
Yes, Timber is lumber which is cut from trees
This term can refer to converting raw timber into dimensional lumber or to a set of formula used to convert the weight of various types of lumber to a volume.
timber is not a type of tree...it is a reference to trees before they are cut for lumber
Pressure treated timber is timber impregnated with chromated copper arsenate under pressure and vacuum cycles. These preserve the timber from various fungicides that would normally eat the timber reducing its life-span.
Lumber or timber.
iron and lumber [timber]
The answer is "lumber".
In a saw-mill or lumber yard ?
Trees that have been cut down, or lumber that has been cut for use as building materials are descriptions for timber.
NewEngland, which sawed timber for barrel staves and board lumber ~thank NOVANET Najla ;*
Lumber, timber, log, stick.
It is used to create lumber products as well as pulpwood
wood for timber/lumber
Lumber firms are to do with sawmilling timber: tree-felling is part of that. After the tree is cut down, the lumber firm can make with saws, planks of wood for building. The planks of wood are called lumber.
Ronald L. Hackett has written: 'Missouri timber industry--an assessment of timber product output and use, 1991' -- subject(s): Statistics, Timber, Forest products industry, Forest products, Lumber trade 'Kansas timber industry--an assessment of timber product output and use, 1993' -- subject(s): Statistics, Forest products industry, Lumber trade, Timber 'Minnesota timber industry' -- subject(s): Statistics, Forest products industry, Lumber trade, Timber 'Timber volume in Nebraska, 1983' -- subject(s): Forests and forestry, Measurement 'Pulpwood production in the Lake States, 1991' -- subject(s): Pulpwood industry, Statistics 'Indiana timber industry' -- subject(s): Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Timber, Lumber trade, Sawmills, Statistics, Timber 'Forest area in North Dakota, 1980' -- subject(s): Mensuration, Forests and forestry 'Wisconsin timber industry' -- subject(s): Statistics, Lumber trade, Timber 'Residential fuelwood production and sources from roundwood in Missouri, 1987' -- subject(s): Statistics, Fuelwood crops
Wool for clothing and timber for fuel and shipbuilding.
In my world timber is still standing in the woods and is cut down into logs. Then the logs are taken to a sawmill and cut into lumber. Some places refer to timber as wood that has been cut from trees into a usable form, so a place where logs are cut into timber is a sawmill. (The word lumber has this meaning in North America.)
Ronald J. Piva has written: 'Iowa timber industry-- an assessment of timber product output and use, 2000' -- subject(s): Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Timber, Forest products industry, Lumber trade, Statistics, Timber 'South Dakota timber industry' -- subject(s): Statistics, Forest products industry, Mills and mill-work, Lumber trade 'Nebraska timber industry' -- subject(s): Statistics, Lumber trade 'Pulpwood production in the Lake States, 1993' -- subject(s): Wood products, Statistics