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Title: Good wood houses are built of dry lumber.

Source: FPL No. R1613; 1946

Author(s): Teesdale, L. V.

Publication Year: 1964  View PDF »

Category: FPL Reports (Historical)

Abstract: We need homes in this country, mill ions of them, not only for our but for untold numbers of families whose present housing accommdations are inadequate. The buyers of these houses expect them to be permanent homes well constructed. and comparable to the type built in prewar days. They will not be equal, however, unless the materials used are equal to those used in the past. One important difference is the lack of stocks of seasoned lumber and the fact that green or unseasoned material may be used.

Keywords: Housing; Lumber; seasoning (wood); Kilns

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 339 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/12/2011
RITS Product ID: 64082

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