The fifth session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Moisture in timber, Part 2’.
It will be presented by Lewis Taylor, Timber Frame Consultant and will cover:
• How much does timber shrink and how does this occur? (This is predictable.)
• Shrinkage and swelling in the different planes of timber.
• Movement classifications and how this aids determining the amount of shrinkage.
• How can we accommodate shrinkage and swelling?
• Introduction to Use Classes and in-service moisture contents.