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Re: 1950's era timber properties

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Not the '50s, but my 1973 Western Woods Use Book lists Fb for that member as 1350 psi.  Bet that isn't too far off.

Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E.
Richmond CA USA

In a message dated 2/3/06 5:00:07 PM, elig(--nospam--at)psm-engineers.com writes:

Can someone give me a ballpark value for bending stress in an 8x14 beam.  Assume DF#1.  Manufactured in 1950.
 
thanks
 
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PETERSON, STREHLE, MARTINSON, INC.
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