Nominal Lumber Sizes Vs. Dimensional Lumber Sizes?

Answer Lumber for building has two size references: nominal and dimensional. Nominal dimensions refer to lumber before it is cut and dressed to size at the mill. Dimensional lumber is the product that lea... Read More »

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How to Tie a Timber Hitch?

A timber hitch, also called the bowyer's knot, lumberman's knot, and countryman's knot, is most often used to attach a rope to a single piece of wood.[1] However, it can also be used to attach the ... Read More »

What Is Timber Cladding?

Timber cladding is an environmentally friendly method that is used to clad buildings. Boards or planks of wood are used to form the exterior of a building. Traditionally, timber cladding was synony... Read More »

DIY Timber Fencing?

Timber fencing can be inexpensive, and can be constructed in a way that allows for additional timber (such as dog-eared pickets) to be added in the future. You can usually find all the materials at... Read More »

What Is Laminated Timber?

Laminated lumber is made of pieces of lumber that are sandwiched and glued together. Laminated lumber can create larger lumber from smaller pieces. Laminated lumber can also be shaped or curved dur... Read More »