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From: Mark Baker <shake4bake(--nospam--at)>
To: seaoc(--nospam--at) <seaoc(--nospam--at)>
Date: Monday, September 08, 1997 5:10 PM
Subject: Re: WOOD - Engineered Lumber vs. Sawn Lumber

>I was told recently by a framer (he only does panelized roof framing)
>that he can purchase 3 1/2" wide glb's. He stated that the
>manufacturer's actually make these beams 3 1/2" wide and mill them down
>to 3 1/8". I didn't check his story out but maybe someone else on the
>list can verify or dispute this.
>Mark D. Baker
>Baker Engineering

I do recall this one as well. Sorry I didn't dig deeper into my memory for
the GLB info.
Now how about you pesty under/over sized manufactured lumber. What possible
advantage can you have for the irregularity in size when most of us mix
proprietary and sawn lumber together?