Definition: Sawnwood


Wood that has been produced from both domestic and imported roundwood, either by sawing lengthways or by a profile-chipping process and that exceeds 6 mm in thickness. It includes planks, beams, joists, boards, rafters, scantlings, laths, boxboards and lumber, etc., in the following forms: unplaned, planed, end-jointed, etc. It excludes sleepers, wooden flooring, mouldings (sawnwood continuously shaped along any of its edges or faces, like tongued, grooved, rebated, v-jointed, beaded, moulded, rounded or the like)
European Commission (Eurostat), "Forestry in the EU and the world - A statistical portrait", Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg , 2011

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