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You might look at AITC Tech Note 14

On Friday, February 28, 2014 3:21 PM, Thor Tandy <vicpeng(--nospam--at)> wrote:

1)      I have a repair project that has glulams that have been exposed to
> weather for the last 15 years or so.  No marks for guessing what 
> happened. 
> 2)      The degradation is at bracket locations which were not flashed to
> protect.
> 3)      Deconstruction is not easily attempted due the original
> construction order.
> 4)      The first thought was to simply remove degraded material as best 
> as possible and replace with similar lamination material and adhesives.
> I have seen this/similar question posed in previous posts but don't have 
> a record of the responses.
> Does anyone have some advice on the practicability of simply replacing 
> bad material in glulams?  I.e. what am I missing here?
> Thanks
> Thor

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