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Julius793 01-26-2012 03:40 PM

Wood I-beams and trusses: Opinions?
 
What is everyone's opinions wood I-beams and truss? Please state your field of work and then post your response.

titanoman 01-26-2012 04:00 PM

They work.

Julius793 01-26-2012 04:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by titanoman
They work.

At the moment how about in a 100 years from now?

mae-ling 01-26-2012 04:16 PM

Carpenter
Good - they are light and easy to work with, do not warp as easy, iniform size.

Bad - They bow sideways easy, have to make plywood to keep straight, Headers (LVL) and rimboard is sometimes off by 3/16" in height.


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