Additional Resources

Here are some additional resources about wood and wood preservation

Department of Wood Science and Engineering at Oregon State University
Research on wood mechanics, chemistry, quality, anatomy, drying, composites, preservation, processing, and marketing

College of Forestry at Oregon State University

Wood Poles: A User's Guide to Inspection and Maintenance

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
American Wood-Preservers' Association

U.S. Dept of Agriculture Forest Products Lab 

Western Wood Preserver's Institute