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Q&A: Engineered Lumber Stringers

Q: Can I use laminated veneer lumber for stair carriage material? Since it doesn’t shrink, it seems it would solve many of the problems associated with the shrinkage of sawn lumber stringers. Read more

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Wood I-Joist Do's and Don'ts

Wood I-joists differ structurally from solid wood, and so do the rules for cutting, supporting, and fastening them. A manufacturer’s field rep tells how to avoid common I-joist framing mistakes. Read more

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