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This would refer to Oregon Pine (old name for Douglas Fir) and would likely be #1 grade. Not sure what the Com. Refers to.



Bill Cain, S.E.

Oakland  CA


-----Original Message-----
From: Tsuyoshi Ty Bunden [mailto:krill(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 9:22 AM
Subject: Historic lumber grade


We have a project which was probably built over 40 (?) yrs ago.  Existing drawings indicate the following notation used for an 8x16 wood member:


8x16 Sel #1.O.P. Com


Does anyone know what this means or its structural properties?  I am not sure if it is actually #1 or #L??