The main characteristics of lumber

In the process of conducting a wide variety of construction work, a wide variety of lumber are used. Typically, wood is already dried on sale, but sometimes raw wood can also be seen in specialized retail outlets. Based on what exactly is to be done, you can buy lumber in the form of a ridge or a whole round forest, a garter, poles, plates, a quarter, a bed of timber, a trimmed boards.

If a carpenter or a worker places an ad regard to the purchase of lumber, then it is primarily interested in the wood breed that was used in the process of manufacturing lumber. And this moment is very important, since the wood of various species has different operational properties, therefore it can be used for different purposes.

As a rule, all varieties of lumber that are used in the construction process have their own specific names. Such materials also have a difference in thickness and the ratio of width to thickness. For example, boards should be made taking into account this proportion of at least two and a maximum thickness of not more than 100 mm. For lumber produced from woodwood, the maximum length of 5 meters is installed. Coniferous wood lumber can have a slightly larger length – up to 6.5 meters.

As noted earlier, lumber is used to manufacture a wide variety of structures. Based on their purpose, certain requirements are presented to them regarding the size. Thus, rafters, basement beams and inter -story floors, staircases are usually made of wood or third -grade wood, which has a thickness of about 50 mm, width from 150 to 180 mm and length from 4 to 6.5 meters.

As for the decoration of wood elements, the best option in most cases is a shawks with a thickness of 7 to 19 mm, the thickness of the tesa within 22-35 mm and various thicknesses of the boards. Boards can be used both clean -up, with a rectangular cross -section along the entire length, and with an acute or stupid view. Quite often for such purposes, non -cunning boards can also be used, which have a sufficient level of quality of manufacture, but the cost of which is slightly lower than.