Selecting external wood-based panels

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Wood-based panels need special consideration if they are to be used outside. Ian Rochester guides us through the standards to be applied.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

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Mouldings and planed all round timber: Fact sheet no. 7navigation-arrow

This wood for good fact sheet is a brief guide to the different types of mouldings and planed all round timbers which specifiers can choose from.

The sheet gives examples of each of the main categories of skirting boards, architraves and cornices and provides a table of standard sizes...

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Specifying wood-based panels for structural usenavigation-arrow

This Wood Information Sheet covers the following wood-based panels intended for structural use: cement-bonded particleboard, fibreboard, oriented strand board (OSB), resin-bonded particleboard (also known as chipboard), plywood and solid wood panels.

Boards of these types, intended for use in construction, fall under the scope of the harmonised Standard...

29/03/2018 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Staying dry - party wall thermal bypassnavigation-arrow

Robin Lancashire offers guidance on best practice for party wall thermal bypass when building with timber frame.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

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