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- From: "Conrad Harrison" <sch.tectonic(--nospam--at)bigpond.com>
- Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 11:15:26 +0930
On the other hand:
To further add to the confusion we would describe an LVL generically as manufactured timber, though the acronym stands for laminated veneer lumber.
So plenty of cause for confusion.
B.Tech (mfg & mech), MIIE, gradTIEAust
From: D E
That's spot on Ralph.
Dam little. Wood is a very general
term for the "meat" of a tree, down to toothpicks or chopsticks.
Lumber is after it's been sawn into pieces and generally means pieces used for
building (as opposed to eating or picking one's teeth). Timber is a term
generally used to describe larger pieces of lumber, but may vary and isn't very
For most of you this
might be a very basic question, but for someone coming from a country where
only masonry and concrete exist, it's confusing.
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