Dr. Gene Wengert (the Wood Doctor) is Professor Emeritus in Wood Processing, Department of Forestry, at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and president of The Wood Doctor's Rx, LLC, through which he provides educational and consulting services to lumber processing firms.

Dr. Wengert is technical advisor for WOODWEB's Sawing and Drying Forum and our Value Added Wood Processing Forum. Click on the links below to read his many articles and contributions throughout WOODWEB.



Lumber Buying

Lumber Storage

Wood Identification

Air Drying Lumber

Kiln Construction

Kiln Operation
Lumber Grading

Sawmilling

Woodlot Management

Yield Formulas

Wood Engineering

Wood Properties
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