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Bob001
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Originally Posted by MikeG View Post
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(Oh, and for whoever thought that timber should be banned in buildings, this house was entirely timber framed, the timber joists of the floor were exposed and the wall framing within the floor depth too.......no structural damage whatever). Anyway....
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Does the word "timber" in the UK mean the same thing as "lumber" in the U.S., that is, wood cut to standard sizes and used to frame walls and roofs? Or is it something else, like a heavy beam?http://www.homedepot.com/b/Lumber-Co...s/N-5yc1vZc3tc

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