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CWC: Types Of Lumber
Canadian Wood Council describes types of lumber including visually graded, machine graded, finger-joined, plank decking, and timber.
Information Sources

WWPA: Online Technical Guide For Lumber
US Western Wood Products Association online Lumber Technical Guide offers 12 different sections filled with technical and application information that will allow you to specify the right Western lumber product. Some of the most popular sections include spans, patterns, design values, WWPA publications, design software, special products, and more.
Issues & Performance

JLC: Does Lumber Grow Stronger With Age?
Journal of Light Construction explains why old wood might be stronger, but probably is weaker, than the day it was first used to build a structure.
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