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Title: Roundwood Kiosks Construction and Erection

Source: USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Kiosk Construction Brochure 2002; 7 p,

Author(s)Knaebe, Mark

Publication Year: 2002  View PDF »

Category: Not Classified

Abstract: The information given here should be used along with the plans acquired from Beaudette consulting Engineers (BCE) for building small-diameter roundwood kiosks. Although with determination anyone with the ability to use tools should be able to build a kiosk, familiarity with working with wood is a definite plus. Those in the construction trade; especially log home manufactures should be able to build a kiosk with minor difficulty. Your second kiosk should be easy to build and it would be a good idea to help someone else build one before building your own. Rather than step-by-step instructions, the information given here addresses questions that may arise while building from the engineering plans. There are many options in design and connectors, and over time the plans and these instructions will probably evolve. Please note the dates of both the instructions and the engineering plans to make sure they correspond. The plans found on the website, sheets 2-17 are for determining what options you want; they are not complete. There is also a report Roundwood Kiosks for 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City (available on our website) that contains figures and other helpful information

Keywords: small diameter; timbers; construction; Roundwood; Kiosks; Olympic; Knaebe

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

Date posted: 09/28/2015
RITS Product ID: 75656

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