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    Sep 6, 2012, 08:28 AM
    Timber defect
    What are the common defects in timber structural element?
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    Sep 6, 2012, 10:05 AM
    Broken in half?
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    Nov 25, 2013, 01:27 AM
    Those irregularities appearing in or on timber that may effect its strength and durability are the timber defects..
    1- blue stain
    2- gray stain
    3- twisting of timber fibers
    4- attack of termites or fungus
    5- rotting of wood during seasoning
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    Nov 25, 2013, 07:55 AM
    Go look at a piece of dimensional lumber and see what is wrong with it. Google "lumber imperfections"

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