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GSKWY(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
Just out of curiosity,  are "naturally durable" woods used to any extent?
 
Are any cost-competitive with treated woods?
 
Are there other advantages that justify a higher cost?
 
Probably not, except corrosion of fasteners, or safety (for example for decks).
Suresh Acharya, S.E.

(Although the USS Constitution is highly recommended as a sight to see in Boston,  it's not that helpful as an example of framing lumber.  Walking across the Charles River on the locks is also highly recommended.)
 
Gail Kelley

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