How to cut timber prices and save money in the timber industry
As prices rise in the lumber industry, so too does the amount of wood available to be cut.
So far, however, the supply of timber in the U.S. has been largely limited to big timber companies that are willing to cut more than 20% of their annual supply to maintain their profitability.
That means the timber market is expected to shrink by more than 30% this year, according to a report released Thursday by the U.,K., and U.A.C.P. of Forestry.
In a wide-ranging report, the two groups detailed a number of ways to get around the shortage of lumber in the United States.
Here’s how to cut your own timber for less and get it into the forest more quickly.