Construction Essentials Lumber Quick-Card 2015
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|Description||This 4-page card quickly covers the construction essentials you need in lumber: the formulas and rules of thumb for calculating dimensions, surface areas, volume, etc. Special sections focus on specific essentials for each area of lumber. Features: GENERAL INFORMATION - Size, Length, Width, & Thickness (Hardwoods, Softwoods, Rough Lumber, & Dressed/Surfaced Lumber) • Hardwood Lumber Sizes • Softwood Lumber Sizes • Standard Thickness for Surfaced Lumber • Rough Vs. Surfaced Lumber • Rough Lumber Standard Thickness Variation HARDWOOD & SOFTWOOD GRADES • Summary of Standard Hardwood Lumber Grades • No. 1 Common Yield Clear-Face Cuttings • No. 2A Common Yield Clear-Face Cuttings • Softwood Grades • Standard Hardwood Lumber Grades BOARD MEASURE & CUBIC MEASUREMENT • Board Measure • Measurement & Tally • Cutting Lumber - Cutting Unit Method • Quick Approximation for Calculating Board Feet • Number of Cutting Units Based on Surface Measure • Conversions to Board Feet in Standard Lumber Sizes GRADE STAMP - IBC & DOC PS 20 • Lumber Grade Stamp • Sawn Lumber • Grade Mark (Grade Stamp) • Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood PLYWOOD, OSB BOARDS & SHIPLAP • Plywood & OSB Panels • Plywood - Pros & Cons • Nominal & Minimum-Dressed Sizes of Worked Lumber • Lumber Industry Abbreviations • Lumber Defects Publisher: Builder's Book, Inc. / 12/11/15 ISBN: 9781622701308/1622701305|