Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Southern Pine: Status Update

Click here for a summary of the current status of the proposed changes to southern pine design values.  I imagine that within the next 5 1/2 months (prior to implementation of new values) there will still be much debating on this issue.  The primary point of concern boils down to this: change the lumber design values or change the lumber grading process.  Timber Products Inspection has stepped up to the plate to develop a revised lumber grading process.  Click here for more information from TPI.