If Formosan termites find reliable food and drink--such as framing timber
and rainwater--they'll permanently nest within a building's walls.
* The average 2,080-square-foot suburban home contains 13,127 board feet of framing timber
, 6,212 square feet of wood sheathing and 2,325 feet of exterior siding.
Named for the triacontahedron--a 30-sided rhombic polyhedron first depicted in the 1600s by mathematician Johannes Kepler--Triakonta uses metal nodes (fasteners) that hold together struts (framing timbers
) in nearly any orientation imaginable.
Kelleher said that framing timbers
for buildings in New England villages during the 1600s and 1700s were primarily oak, but by the early 19th century softwoods such as pine and hemlock were used.
The company produces cabinets, furniture, doors, flooring, and trim, as well as framing timbers
What if you had a jigsaw large enough to crosscut framing timbers
, glulam beams, engineered joists or gang-cut rafters?
Two field trials were conducted to determine the aboveground effectiveness of envelope treatments of deltamethrin and permethrin for the protection of two softwood framing timbers
, radiata pine, Pinus radiata D.Don, and slash pine, Pinus elliottii Englem., against damage by Australia's most economically important species of termite, Coptotermes acinaciformis (Froggatt).
IAQ 6000HD is designed for use on building materials such as gypsum wallboard, oriented strand board (OSBI, wood framing timbers
, plywood and any other surface where a flexible, mold-resistant coating is necessary.
The winning team, from the University of Colorado at Boulder, evaluated potential building products--from framing timbers
and foundations to windows and photovoltaic panels--according to nine criteria.