American Wood Council Intro to Material Wood Science Webinar, A Brief Introduction to Wood Material Science (MAT200), Thursday, September 29, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon EST. Wood material science influences its behavior from harvest through the use phase and beyond. This course will provide an introduction to wood material science, wood-moisture relations, and wood anatomy. The types of wood products structural engineers may use in designs, and the standards governing these products are also discussed.
Conventional wooden deck railing installation methods are slow, requiring meticulous measurement and painstaking work. Each baluster is installed one at a time. Depending on the length of the deck and method of baluster attachment, railing installation can literally take days. Factoring in paint or staining time, deck railing installation can extend [...]
Choosing the correct wood for your outdoor project, by: Lonza Wood Protection This past year the wood preserving industry took a bold stance on quality when the American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) voted to require higher amounts of preservative for wood used in many applications. The AWPA, an organization comprised of [...]