From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 18:02:28 -0500
Bob Bossi wrote:
>>The common framing lumber Douglas Fir -Larch (north) in Table 23-IV-V-1
of the 1997 UBC. Most engineers spec No. 2 & better for joists and rafters
and 2x6 studs, Select Structural for beams and Standard and better for 2x4
studs. Some Hem-fir is also used for studs.<<
Did you *really* mean to say this?
Isn't DF-L(North) a Canadian Grading?
Or, were you thinking "Coast" as opposed to DF(South) which is grown in
Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, etc.?
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)