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  1. The timber is used for railway sleepers and heavy construction.
  2. Timber is a sustainable harvested crop that may be renewed. (Web site)
  3. The timber is used as a minor white meranti timber.
  4. Timber is an arcade game that was manufactured by Midway Games in 1984.
  5. The timber is used as 'ramin', but is only of minor importance.
  6. The timber is used locally in Sabah and Sarawak for house construction.
  7. Timber: The timbers of all species of Pterocarpus are highly valued. (Web site)
  8. Timber was floated for the most part down the Rivers Liesijoki and Seitsemisjoki into Lake Kyr--sj--rvi.
  9. Timber is a natural product and as your deck timbers weather, small cracks are likely to appear on the surface of the boards.


  1. Timber is harvested to supply raw material for the wood products industry including logs for sawmills and pulp wood for the pulp and paper industry.
  2. Within reasonable distance were a tannery, a carding mill, a weaving shop, a timber slide and sawmill, and several gristmills.


  1. Dependant on the source tree the timber types are often known as Meranti, Lauan and Keruing.
  2. The keruing timber is exploited, especially in Brunei and parts of Peninsular Malaysia.


  1. Big River Timber provides decking in a wide range of specifications that includes Spotted gum, Blackbutt, Iron Bark and Tallowood.
  2. Deck timber decking okal t140 supplier.


  1. Outside North America sizes of timber vary slightly.
  2. Timber framing is a style of construction which uses heavier framing elements than modern stick framing, which uses dimensional lumber. (Web site)
  3. Unlike bamboo, which is hollow, rattan is a solid timber vine that grows in the jungles of Indonesia.
  4. Jensen Jarrah carefully selects Prime Grade timber, the best available.
  5. The waters in the Seitseminen area were owned by the Kokem--ki timber floating association.


  1. Timber rafting is a log transportation method in which logs are tied together into rafts and drifted or pulled across a water body or down a flatter river.
  2. It is arguably the second cheapest method of transportation of timber, next after log driving.
  3. We purchase timber, timberland, and logs at competitive prices. (Web site)
  4. Log driving Timber rafting This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. (Web site)
  5. A timber hitch knot is best known by outdoorsmen for its ability to hold timber, or logs, firmly while dragging.

Timber Slide

  1. In some areas the timber slide became a noted tourist attraction.
  2. Thus at these locations timber slides were constructed.

Timber Trade

  1. Their use in Canada was widespread in the 18th and 19th century timber trade. (Web site)
  2. In the timber trade, it is often applied to wood of the genus Shorea in the dipterocarp family Dipterocarpaceae; however, it is not a mahogany. (Web site)
  3. Among those most responsible is the rainforest timber trade.
  4. Timber slides disappeared after the construction of canal networks and the decline of the timber trade.
  5. The species of this family are of major importance in the timber trade.


  1. Timber Slide Timber Slide A timber slide is a water-filled chute or runway built to carry RAFTS of timber around rapids and falls. (Web site)
  2. More » Timber slide A timber slide is a device for moving timber past rapids and waterfalls.


  1. All six of the species classed as Endangered occur in forest that is being cleared for cultivation, timber, or settlements.
  2. In the United States, timber is cut in the forest in 24 foot lengths.
  3. More Info Brechfa Forest Abergorlech between Brechfa and Llansawel The forest is managed by the Forestry Commission for recreation and timber production.
  4. The timber of this lowland forest species is used as sepetir.
  5. The state forest in the Interior could be one source of timber supply for the manufacture of high-value laminated veneer lumber, or LVL.

Meranti Timber

  1. A source of yellow meranti timber.
  2. This common tree of peat swamp forest is a major source of red meranti timber.
  3. A large tree found on well-drained soil in coastal areas, felled for white meranti timber.
  4. A large tree specific to leached sandy clay soils, felled for its valued red balau or red meranti timber.


  1. The structure of Transpac timber floats is "powered" by heavy, treated glu-lam timber wales.
  2. In 1860 the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) rode down a timber slide during his visit to British North America. (Web site)
  3. Timber slide in Ottawa, with the Prince of Wales on timber raft, Sept.

Timber Rafts

  1. At this time, cut timber would be floated down rivers in large timber rafts from logging camps to ports such as Montreal and Saint John, New Brunswick. (Web site)
  2. The advent of the railroad and improvements in trucking and road networks gradually reduced the use of timber rafts.
  3. Timber rafts were also used as a means of transportation of people and goods, both raw materials ( ore, fur, game) and man-made.

Light Red Meranti

  1. A tree of mixed peat-swamp forest, exploited for light red meranti timber.
  2. The illipe nuts are collected on a small scale and the timber is used as light red meranti.
  3. It is, however, heavily exploited as the main source of light red meranti timber in South East Asia.


  1. Once found from Sydney to North Queensland, Australian cedar is now a rare timber. (Web site)
  2. Cypress pine grows in northern New South Wales and Queensland and produces a durable timber which, for a softwood, is quite hard.

Timber Species

  1. It is a valued timber species in Viet Nam and Cambodia.
  2. This keruing timber species is scattered or semi-gregarious on undulating land and clay ridges below 700 m altitude.


  1. The main natural forces responsible for causing defects in timber are two, namely, abnormal growth and rupture of tissues. (Web site)
  2. They are defects which weaken timber and depreciate its value for structural purposes where strength is an important consideration.


  1. The timber is reported to be more difficult to dry than Honduras mahogany. (Web site)
  2. The timber is reported to season without difficulty.
  3. Resistance to Impregnation The timber is reported to be very resistant to moisture absorption and to preservative treatment.


  1. Construction As unseasoned timber in general house framing and as dressed timber in cladding, internal and external flooring, linings and joinery.
  2. Our timber is ideal for turning, carving, joinery and parquetry. (Web site)


  1. Firewood usually relates to timber or trees unsuitable for building or construction. (Web site)
  2. Logging workers harvest the timber in order for it to become lumber for construction, wood products, or paper products.
  3. Kozhikode is an important trading centre for timber and tiles, and hunting ground for that famous delicacy Kozhikode halwa. (Web site)
  4. Australian Timber Oil will also produce beautiful results on all types of premium timber, including pressure-treated wood.
  5. Home Page. Experts in structural glued laminated timber.

White Meranti

  1. It is exploited for its white meranti timber.
  2. The tree is cut for white meranti timber and the wood is tapped for its clear resin in Borneo.

Timber Sales

  1. Saw mills, furniture manufactures and timber sales are the most important business in Malappuram district.

Timber Beams

  1. Handcrafted log homes can also be designed as post and beam structures similar to timber frame homes but using logs rather than timber beams. (Web site)


  1. The sapwood is susceptible to Lyctus borer so it will require treatment (Boron or equivalent) if the timber is to be sold in New South Wales or Queensland. (Web site)


  1. Pterocarpus is a pantropical genus of trees in the family Fabaceae, most of which yield valuable timber traded as padauk.
  2. The timber of most species is traded as padauk (with an adjective).

Ornamental Species

  1. This disease attacks oak, bay, Douglas fir, redwood, rhododendron, madrone, grape, and many other valuable fruit, timber and ornamental species. (Web site)

Harvesting Timber

  1. For example, clearing native vegetation, mining and harvesting timber.

High Quality Timber

  1. Many trees of this family are particularly noted for the high quality timber they produce.

Large Timber Rafts

  1. At this time, cut timber would be floated down rivers in large timber rafts from logging camps to ports such as Montreal and Saint John, New Brunswick.

Securing Knot

  1. A row of marline hitches must be started and ended with a securing knot such as a constrictor, timber or double marline hitch.

Timber Decks

  1. Timber decks differ from conventional patios and terraces most significantly in their elevation and general height of construction. (Web site)

Horizontal Timber

  1. Assume for the purposes of demonstration that you are tying the chain hitch to a horizontal timber and that the standing end of the rope is on your left.
  2. Ridgepole - The horizontal timber or beam at the ridge of a roof against which the upper ends of the rafters are set. (Web site)

Timber Decking

  1. The sort of wood used in timber decking comes from responsible producers who insist on proper management of their resources. (Web site)

Timber Dams

  1. Timber dams were widely used in the early part of the industrial revolution and in frontier areas due to ease and speed of construction. (Web site)


  1. Framing Slick - A Framing Slick is a large chisel, a tool that one typically uses to cut a mortise in wood in timber frame construction.

Durable Timber

  1. The common catalpa, C. bignonioides, yields a durable timber and is one of the most widely planted ornamental species. (Web site)


  1. It can only be tied around a spar or pole, once a securing knot like the timber hitch or the constrictor knot has been tied.

Timber Framing

  1. Timber framing is a style of construction which uses heavier framing elements than modern stick framing, which uses dimensional lumber. (Web site)

Valuable Timber Trees

  1. The two valuable timber trees, Alpine Ash E. delegatensis and Australian Mountain Ash E. regnans, are killed by fire and only regenerate from seed. (Web site)

Laminated Timber

  1. Glued laminated timber, or glulam, has been re-engineered to work better than ever in a host of construction applications.
  2. Glued laminated timber or Glulam is a structural timber product composed of several layers of dimensioned lumber glued together. (Web site)

Hauling Timber

  1. Timber Hitch The Timber hitch is, as the name implies, designed for hauling timber at the end of a length of rope.

Important Timber Trees

  1. Toona australis and T. ciliata are important timber trees, providing a valuable hardwood used for furniture, ornamental panelling, shipbuilding, etc.

Important Timber Tree

  1. Toona ciliata is important timber tree, providing a valuable hardwood used for furniture, ornamental panelling, shipbuilding, etc.
  2. Sal (S. robusta) is perhaps the second most important timber tree (after teak) in the Indian subcontinent.

Valuable Timber

  1. The Red sandalwood or red sanders, Pterocarpus santalinus, is a species of tree in the family Fabaceae, which yields valuable timber.
  2. All the species form either shrubs or trees, some providing valuable timber. (Web site)

Timber Floating

  1. The area is rich in cultural heritage of, among otherthings, timber floating and long past conflicts with Sweden. (Web site)

Timber Hitch Knot

  1. Learn how to tie a timber hitch knot in this free knot tying instruction video.

Heavy Timber

  1. Trees from the section Alstonia produce light timber, while those from the sections Monuraspermum and Dissuraspermum produce heavy timber.
  2. TIMBER HITCH AND HALF HITCH A timber hitch and half hitch are combined to hold heavy timber or poles when they are being lifted or dragged (see Figure 2-25).


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