Wood Over Plastic

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It can be said that we live in a plastic world. Ever since plastic was first invented, in 1907, it has taken over more and more applications from metal, wood, glass and other more natural materials. Many products or parts of a product that were once made of wood or metal can no longer be … Read more

Difference Between Timber Lumber and Wood

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Sometimes, the terminology that we use to describe the products we work with can be quite confusing. The same item or group of items can be called by a variety of different names. At the same time, the same name can refer to different items. These problems are made all that much worse when we … Read more

Kiln Dried Wood

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When lumber is sawn from logs, its moisture content can be as high as 100%. That’s not to say that the whole board is water, but rather that the board contains the maximum water content possible, about 50% by weight. As with any other plant or animal cells, the cells that make up the wood … Read more

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