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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.

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