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Re: Side notches in Glulam

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What kind of joint are you talking about?  A beam to girder connection? 
Just housing or also a mortise and tenon?


On Mon, 17 Aug 2009 14:44:50 -0400, "Jordan Truesdell, PE"
<seaint2(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> I have a timber frame client which wants to house some timber joints 
> into glulam beams. When we do this with timber, we simply reduce the 
> section. Provided that the top and/or bottom of a glulam isn't notched 
> any more or less than the inner plies, does anyone know of specific 
> prohibitions against side notches for housing (likely to be 0.5 to 0.75" 
> in a 5-1/8 wide member)?

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