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Terms of the Trade

Terms of the Trade fifth edition!

Order now on our website and save $10 on each book! Instead of $64.95, you pay only $54.95 per book.


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More than 11,000 clear, concise definitions

» More than 680 that are brand new.

» More than 3,400 others have been updated or expanded.

» More than 1,650 abbreviations

» 309 detailed illustrations

Keep it handy, because you’ll use it every day!

It’s finally here! The NEW Fifth Edition of TERMS OF THE TRADE: A Dictionary for the Forest Products Industry ($10.00 per copy WEBSITE discount) is a valuable and entertaining reference. This handsome, hardbound 442-page book is designed to meet the needs of both the industry veteran and beginner by gathering into one easily accessible source a great amount of information.

MORE THAN 11,000 clear, concise definitions

The book sitting on your shelf right now is out-of-date. This new edition is loaded with more than 11,000 clear, concise definitions, including more than 680 that are new, and more than 3,400 others that have been updated or expanded. Terms defined range from the colorful “logger’s lingo” of the past to the technical language of a diverse, computerized industry. Included are terms pertaining to forestry, logging, manufacturing, marketing, finance, transportation, construction, and more.

Detailed illustrations

Many of the hundreds of detailed illustrations in Terms of the Trade, from the first edition in 1978 through the fourth edition in 2000, are by Ken Brauner (1923-2008). Howard Rooks provided new illustrations for this fifth edition, as well as previous editions. Both are well-known Oregon artists and illustrators with intimate knowledge of the forest products industry. Their attention to detail ensure the accuracy of the finished product.

TERMS OF THE TRADE is invaluable if you manage, work for, or come into contact with:

» THE RESOURCE LEVEL: Foresters, Loggers, Log Truck Drivers, Conservationists, Tree Farmers, Equipment Operators, and Government Employees.

» MANUFACTURERS: Mill Owners and Management, Mill Workers, Manufacturers, Freight and Transportation Workers, Purchasing Agents, Foremen, and Management Trainees.

» MARKETING AND SALES: Mill Salespeople, Wholesalers, Brokers, Retailers, Marketing Specialists, Importers, Exporters, and Commodity Traders.

» OTHERS: Treaters, Remanufacturers, Accountants/Controllers, Association Directors, Teachers, Students, Researchers, Historians, Lobbyists, Estimators, Designers, Architects, Land Planners, Writers, Secretaries, and Office Personnel.

All prices are per copy of the book. Per copy shipping & handling charges added: U.S., $13.00; Canada, $50.00 ($20 shipping + $30 customs brokerage fee); Overseas, $22.00. Discount rate is valid for web orders and Random Lengths subscribers.

All rates and prices in U.S. dollars ($U.S.). Canadians, HST/GST for your province will be added. Foreign currency accepted at current exchange rates. Prices subject to change without notice.

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