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And half of those are illegible.

Bill Allen wrote:

I do remodels all the time and I seldom see grade stamps or connections.

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.


Consulting Structural Engineers
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-----Original Message-----
*From:* Michael Hemstad [mailto:mhemstad(--nospam--at)]
*Sent:* Monday, April 02, 2007 10:46 AM
*To:* seaint(--nospam--at)
*Subject:* Lumber Species in Phoenix

You're kidding, right?

If you're going to work that far away from home, don't you think you should at least ask someone to take some pictures of grade stamps and connections? Where did you get what information you have?

I must be missing something.

Mike Hemstad

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Original message:

From: "Rich Lewis" <_seaint04@lewisengineering.com_>

To: <_seaint@seaint.org_>

Subject: Lumber Species in Phoenix

I have to evaluate adding equipment to an existing wood framed floor in

Phoenix. It is 2x12's at 16" o.c. I assume the typical lumber in Phoenix

is Doug Fir. Is that correct? If so, is north or south? What is the

typical grade number of 2x12's bought off the shelf at Home Depot?



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