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They go wwway back and were included in the 1927 UBC. As far as "Required
Throughout" the US, did not Texas just get a building code last year? :)

George Richards, P. E.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sprague, Harold O. [mailto:SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 10:12 AM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
Subject: RE: Lumber grading


Dave,

The NDS was established in 1944.

Regards,
Harold O. Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Puskas, David [SMTP:DPuskas(--nospam--at)bswintl.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, October 16, 2002 11:44 AM
> To:	Seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Lumber grading
> 
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> Does anybody know when lumber grading started in a formal way, and when
> grading rules were generally required for use of lumber in construction
> throughout the United States?
>  
> Thanks in advance
>  
> Dave Puskas, P.E.
> Senior Engineer (Structural)
> BSW International - Tulsa
> Email : dpuskas(--nospam--at)bswintl.com <mailto:dpuskas(--nospam--at)bswintl.com>
> Telephone : 918-295-4213
>  

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