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Blog series by Todd A. Clippinger updated 12-24-2007 03:50 AM 1 part 4137 reads 15 comments total

Part 1: The Power Of Wood

12-24-2007 03:50 AM by Todd A. Clippinger | 15 comments »

It Can’t Be Denied- The power of wood movement can’t be denied. It is so powerful, ancient peoples used this characteristic to quarry stones with which they built their cities. Usually we think of wood expansion tangentially which makes a board wider. Sometimes wood will just twist. We ran into an instance recently where a beam twisted so bad that it broke the metal bracket that is holding it in place. Perhaps the beam would have just expanded along it’s widt...

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