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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)
Tucson, Arizona