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-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Allen, S.E. @ ALLEN DESIGNS <BAllenSE(--nospam--at)>
To: seaoc(--nospam--at) <seaoc(--nospam--at)>
Date: Thursday, September 11, 1997 4:09 PM
Subject: Re: WOOD - Engineered Lumber vs. Sawn Lumber

>1. Try building a wall on a beam with a crown on it. I've gotten a lot of
>complaints from framers with regards to beams of "excessive" camber.
>2. Sawn sections don't have this provision.
>Bill Allen

Bill, I'd much rather have the contractor who is frustrated trying to build
a wall above a camber, rather than have the client take me to court because
of too much deflection.