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NC Wood

This website offers support from Harry Watt of Wood Products Extension for North Carolina's forest and wood products industry.

NC Wood-Website for Supporting and Promotion of North Carolina’s Wood Products Industry

[note this website is under reorganization in March 2023]


The mission of Wood Products Extension within the Department of Forest Biomaterials is to increase the competitiveness and profitability of North Carolina’s wood products industry, improve markets, and increase consumer and industrial understanding of wood products and their proper use. This webpage is managed by Harry Watt, Wood Products Specialist of the Wood Products Extension Department. Harry’s focus is improving the profitability of forest and wood products businesses and assist individuals in the areas of wood utilization.

Links to Webpages by Topics-under construction!

  • Best Management Practices Education for Wood Products
  • Equipment Vendors in North Carolina
  • GoldenLeaf Project to Support NC Government to Buy NC Made Wood Products
  • Local Option Forestry and Wood Products
  • Lumber Dry Kilns
  • Lumber Drying Workshops
  • Lumber Export Conference North Carolina 2022
  • Marketing North Carolina Statewide Teams Project-2019 to 2023
  • National Firewood Workshops to 2022
  • NCSU Wood Science and Wood Products Alumni
  • Public Furniture Project in North Carolina
  • Primary Wood Products in North Carolina
  • Residential Cross Laminated Timber Project 2018 to 2022
  • Sawmill Education for Small Scale Businesses
  • Secondary Wood Products in North Carolina
  • Seven Workshops Grant-Firewood, Upholstery Frames, Export Lumber
  • Small Sawmill Business Workshops-2021 to 2022
  • Tiny Forrest Page
  • Upholstery Frame Workshops
  • Veneer and Plywood in North Carolina
  • Tiny Forest Page


A list of pdf informational downloads

1-The Importance of a Small Sawmill to Its Community-link

2-Small Sawmill Business Management-download

3-Business Guide for Small Sawmill Businesses-2022-download

4-Business Guide for Live Edge Slab Businesses-2022-download

5-Business Guide for Small Dry Kiln Businesses-2022-download