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Men you need to be a good mathematician to get that answer right

Random Person

Hey, an air table or embedded google sheet would provide a better view.


Hello everyone! Thanks for your article. I would ask if it is possible to have the energy consumption to produce 1 sqm of plywood. Would be perfect the follow details: birch fsc plywood 24 mm thick. Thanks


It has not been a trivial task for me to try to find these seemingly straightforward numbers! However I'd like to see the specific sources for the figures. At the moment the listed source is a website which links to over 70 papers. Would you have any time to be more specific with which papers were used for each figure?

I do love low tech magazine regardless, keep it up!

Cheers, Forty-two

Owen Thurgate

Amazing resource, really highlights the value of recycling aluminium and the high energy cost of plastic! Thank you!

kris de decker

@ forty-two

I made these calculations based on the data in those 70 papers...

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