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  How to do it page (decking)
Timbers which will be difficult to replace after being built in damp environments such as sills or foundation posts.
Treat the surface of all timber with an external water-repellent finish to protect the wood and minimise splitting.
It is possible to lay timber decking in any pattern you wish but you need to design the layout of the joists to support your design and remember that the thinner the floorboards the larger the number of supporting joists that are needed, for example here is hexagonal design.
www.andrews-timber.co.uk /HowtoDeck/Decking.html   (899 words)

  Timber Rattlesnake - WDNR   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The timber rattlesnake is a heavy-bodied snake with a broad head that is distinct from its narrow neck.
Timber rattlesnakes are experts at climbing along rocky ledges and scaling steep bluffs, and are also able to swim.
Female timber rattlers are believed to have infrequent reproductive events due to the fact that they rarely feed during pregnancy, and their body stores are severely depleted during the years when they breed.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/er/factsheets/herps/timber.htm   (1819 words)

 Timber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Timber is a term used to describe wood, either standing or that has been processed for use—from the time trees are felled, to its end product as a material suitable for industrial use—as structural material for construction or wood pulp for paper production.
In the United States, timber is cut in the forest in 24 foot lengths.
Timber or lumber may be treated with a preservative that protects it from being destroyed by insects, fungus or exposure to moisture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timber   (1209 words)

 UK Timber Frame - Self Build Homes
Learn about what New World Timber Frame are doing to help the environment, and read about our recent trip to Finland to find out more about where our wood comes from, and how it gets from the forest to the factory.
Timber frame design is very practical and adaptable, as well as being aesthetically pleasing.
The beautiful heavy timbers can be left exposed to the interior, or left visible on the outside allowing the timber to give the house character.
www.newworldtimberframe.com   (415 words)

 Forestry Commission - Timber Section Homepage
Over £1.6 billion has been invested in sawmills and paper and board mills over the last 15 years, and a further £2 billion is expected to be invested over the next fifteen years, creating many new jobs.
Timber from sustainably managed forests is one of the most environmentally friendly materials available.
The Forestry Commission selected the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) label for all of its timber because it is recognised by more consumers and is supported by most environmental groups.
www.forestry.gov.uk /timber   (223 words)

 Just Business - Educational resources for Economics and Business Studies Teachers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Timber!' was originally written by Graham Pike, formerly of the Centre for Global Education, at the University of York, and currently of the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada, who owns the copyright of the game.
NEAD has used 'Timber' in its programme of schools' work for many years, and has made a number of modifications to the original in the light of that experience.
Your team must try to persuade the various groups who live and work in the forest to reduce their timber requirements and start a large scale reforestation (replanting) scheme of trees that are native to the forest (not just commercially viable).
www.jusbiz.org /resources/Timberfinal.shtml   (5643 words)

 Timber - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Timber is a term used to describe wood that has been processed for use —from the time trees are felled, to its end product as a material suitable for industrial use —such as structural material for construction or wood pulp for paper production.
In the U.K. and Australia, "timber" is also the term for the sawed wood product (boards), whereas in the U.S., this is most often referred to as "lumber".
People may also use the term in this way to refer to other objects that fall, e.g., as a joke when someone is so drunk that he is about to fall.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/t/i/m/Timber.html   (148 words)

 Logging - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The standing tree is cut down or 'felled' by chainsaw or harvester or feller buncher.
This management plan would include the silvicultural system to be used, even-aged or uneven-aged management, layout of roads and in the case of a selection cut, marking of tree intended to be cut.
Harvesting timber can also be done without regard to damage done to the forest or future productivity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Logging   (990 words)

 Timber Framers Guild
We are a non-profit educational membership association dedicated to the craft of timber framing.
We serve as a center of timber frame information and design for the professional and the general public.
The Timber Frame Business Council serves as a central resource for information, business education, and public awareness of the timber frame industry and its members.
www.tfguild.org   (1220 words)

 timber   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The action of Congress in authorizing the sale of the timber, and the contracts prescribed under its authority by departmental regulations and approved by the Secretary, are to be viewed as the means chosen for the exercise of the power of the government to protect the rights and beneficial ownership of the Indians.
Since the timber contracts were not considered contracts of the United States, the Court of Claims lacked jurisdiction to return the overpayments to Algoma until special legislation was enacted for that purpose.
This is not sufficient to meet present-day standards of timber harvesting in accordance with principles of sustained yield, or to permit the removal of immature trees of poor quality or undesirable species.
www.msaj.com /papers/timber.htm   (10963 words)

 AlterNet: U.S. Consumers Help Finance Liberia's Bloody Regime
Few would have noticed that this innocuous timber shipment originated in the war-torn West African country of Liberia, according to official import documents, and that the shipper was Oriental Timber Company, a firm linked to international arms traffickers and to embattled Liberian President Charles Taylor.
Taylor has turned increasingly to timber revenues to support his regime after the UN and the international community cracked down on West African diamond sales, eventually banning their export from Liberia in 2001.
Timber historically is one of the country's largest taxable exports and a quick source of cash for government officials.
www.alternet.org /story.html?StoryID=16437   (1273 words)

 Houses of the Future
Timber is a sustainable resource, with many species able to be grown in softwood plantations or ecoselect managed natural Australian hardwood forests.
Hard wood strip timber flooring is laid directly onto the floor framing and the eco-veneer ceiling and wall panels are attached to the underside of the primary structure using 3M tape.
For example, the traditional timber houses of the tropics are still moved around the country on the back of a truck, often having been simply cut down the middle, and are rejoined on arrival at the new location.
www.housesofthefuture.com.au /hof_houses05.html   (1075 words)

 definition of timber   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A rib, or a curving piece of wood, branching outward from the keel and bending upward in a vertical direction.
One timber is composed of several pieces united.
To furnish with timber; -- chiefly used in the past participle.
www.brainydictionary.com /words/ti/timber230434.html   (162 words)

 Hallgate Timber - Garden Sheds, Summer Houses, Fencing, Timber, Log Cabins, stairs in Lincolnshire
Based in Lincolnshire, Hallgate Timber are a family timber saw mill and garden building specialist that has been established for over 18 years.
Hallgate Timber are one of the areas largest and cheapest timber, garden building and sheet material suppliers to the building trade and DIY.
Hallgate Timber supply fencing, trellis, power tools and hand tools, gates, garden furniture, hardware, fixings, log cabins, decking, pre-pack gravel and timber.
www.hallgate-timber.co.uk   (269 words)

 Timber report wood fungal decay worm boring insects dry wet inspection survey   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Timber Reports deal with fungal decay and wood boring insects, both of which can cause serious damage to both the structural timber and non-structural timber in buildings.
They lay their eggs on or in the timber and the larvae that hatch from these feed on and bore through the timber causing the damage.
Quite severe attack is required to cause a significant weakness to structural timbers so it is not unusual for timbers with woodworm holes present to be considered as structurally satisfactory.
surveyorsreports.co.uk /timber_wood_surveyor.htm   (575 words)

 Timber Garages & Car Ports - Concrete Garages Timber Buildings
As well as manufacturing timber garages, and interlocking timber garages, we design and build many types of timber buildings such as log cabins, children's playhouses, garden offices, wooden sheds, garden buildings, timber garages, traditional log cabins, sectional buildings, timber pavilions, summerhouses, timber garages and many other timber framed buildings and log homes.
We have a standard range of timber, wooden buildings and concrete garages to choose from or we can manufacture to our customers specifications.
We have a standard range of timber and wooden buildings to choose from.
www.timbergarages.com   (472 words)

 National Timber Tax Website
Timber Revitalization and Economic Enhancement (TREE) Act of 2007 (H.R. The Senate Finance Committee approved the "Energy Advancement and Investment Act of 2007" which incorporated language from H.R. 1937, the "Timber Revitalization and Economic Enhancement (TREE) Act" of 2007, introduced earlier this year.
Although the bill doesn't contain any provisions specific to timber activities, if you run a small business and/or are located in one of the Gulf Opportunity Zones you should discuss the changes with your tax advisor.
The simplest case is when the timber activity is an investment, not a business, all the income from the activity is capital gains, and the couple files a joint return.
www.timbertax.org   (2210 words)

 Timber in Conflict - The Dark Side of Natural Resources - Global Policy Forum - UN Security Council
In the past the revenue from the diamond and timber industries funded rebel groups and fueled the conflict in the county.
The UN has proposed that the Liberian timber sanctions should continue because of the risk that funds from illegal logging might be used to revive Liberia's bloody civil war.
Southeastern counties' residents in Liberia are calling on the UN Security Council to lift the sanction on timber export from their country.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/natres/timbrindex.htm   (2827 words)

 Timber Press: Books on gardening, horticulture, botany, natural history, and the Pacific Northwest
Timber Press: Books on gardening, horticulture, botany, natural history, and the Pacific Northwest
Timber Press is a Portland, Oregon, publisher of books about gardening, horticulture, botany, natural history, and the Pacific Northwest.
Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples by Peter Gregory and J. Vertrees
www.timberpress.com   (890 words)

 2007 Australian Timber Design Awards
This is an important feature of the Australian Timber Design Awards: a winning project may excel in a range of distinct areas.
It is important for entries to be comprehensive but concise – judges will refer to written statements, drawings, and detailed photographs where appropriate in order to distinguish a winner (see entry requirements).
For entries in Category 2, entrants should either be: (1) aged 30 or under on the completion date of the building or project; or (2) enrolled in fulltime study on the completion date.
www.timber.net.au /awards/entry.htm   (1031 words)

 Timber Hitch Encyclopedia Articles @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Timber Hitch Encyclopedia Articles @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)
The timber hitch is a knot used to attach a single length of rope to a piece of wood.
To make the knot, pass the rope completely around the wood.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Timber_hitch   (258 words)

 Timbot, the Project Timber Robot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Timbot is a robot vehicle that we have built and are using as an experimental platform for Project Timber, a DARPA funded research project (part of the PCES program) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the OGI School of Science and Engineering at OHSU.
Our goal is to show how Timber supports rapid construction and reuse of embedded, real-time applications with enhanced portability, guaranteed behavior for real-time components as a result of static analysis, and dynamic adaptivity for real-rate components driven by varying, user-specific QoS requirements.
In particular, the paper shows how Timber can be used to support an elegant, compositional approach to program construction and reuse -- from smaller control components to more complex, higher-level control applications -- without exposing programmers to the subtle and error-prone world of explicit concurrency, scheduling, and synchronization.
www.cse.ogi.edu /~mpj/timbot   (425 words)

 Timber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Dimensional lumber.
In the U.K. and Australia, "timber" is a term also used for sawed wood products (that is, boards), whereas in the U.S., the product of timber cut into boards is referred to as "lumber".
People may also use the term in this way to refer to other objects that are about to fall.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Timber   (257 words)

 Timber eMarket : Global Timber eMarket
Timber buyers and sellers can find new timber trading markets, partners, and import and export timber.
Timber eMarket and Network, latest News, technical and market Information.
Online Global Timber Directory for manufacturers, importers, traders, trade associations, machinery or timber logistics companies.
www.timberweb.com   (204 words)

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