Constructional timber: Fact sheet no. 3

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This wood for good fact sheet is an introductory document to constructional timber.

The sheet contains tips, guides to marking and span tables for C16 and C24 floor joists. 

Contents:

  • Tips
  • Markings
  • Species
  • Specifications
  • Span tables for domestic floor joists: C16 timber
  • Span tables for domestic floor joists: C24 timber
  • Floor joists
  • Studding
  • Roofing

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