Hardwood

New workshop aims to simplify American hardwood lumber grading
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The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has created a video workshop to provide an explanation of the grading rules for American hardwood lumber.  The National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) rules are still the national standard for the US hardwood industry and form the basis for grading of export lumber. They...
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Timber Topics April 2024 | Hardwood flooring
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Hardwood flooring is an increasingly popular choice for homeowners looking to add a touch of luxury to their home, making it a great stock choice for merchants.
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how to choose hardwood flooring
How to choose hardwood flooring
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Want something truly impressive for an interior floor? Hardwood flooring could be the right solution. Find out how to specify the perfect hardwood floor... Hardwood flooring comes in both solid and engineered forms. To make sure you specify the right product, consider where and how the flooring will be used....
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Timber Topics March 2024 | Decking
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Here, Timber Development UK offers some top tips to make sure you’re selling the right products, and how you can upsell and encourage additional purchases.
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Lea Bridge Library by Studio Weave
A second life for fallen London trees
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Beautifully lined in a colourful patchwork of hardwoods from felled urban trees, Studio Weave’s pavilion is a dynamic and delightful addition to Lea Bridge Library. Images © Jim Stephenson. A red pre-cast concrete colannade runs the length of the wing. The non-structural columns contain downpipes taking rainwater to the tree...
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BMRC Roadmap
BMRC Roadmap
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The Broader Market Recognition Coalition (BMRC) is formed of government, private sector, and civil society representatives from tropical countries whose mission is to achieve global recognition of national tropical sustainable forestry systems.
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Timber Topics February 2024 | Roofing battens
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Here, Timber Development UK offers some top tips to make sure you’re selling the right products, and how you can upsell and encourage additional purchases.
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Timber Grading
Timber Grading: Visual Grading Limitations
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Visual grading standards might be used for in-situ assessments or for grading timber from unusual sources, like minor species or post-consumer wood. There are limitations to using visual grading standards for such purposes.
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Wood Anatomy
Introducing Wood Anatomy
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Tree anatomy differs between softwoods and hardwoods, making it useful as a guide to identifying different species.
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Wood Anatomy: Hardwood
Wood Anatomy: Hardwoods
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Unlike softwoods, hardwood anatomy includes transport vessel cells, to move sap and air through the tree.
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