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Build Green: Wood Can Last for CenturiesAuthor(s): Carol A. Clausen; Samuel V. Glass
Source: Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-215, 2012: 27 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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Wood Can Last for Centuries if Protected From Moisture
DescriptionThis report updates and revises information from the 1976 Forest Service publication by Rodney C. DeGroot, “Your Wood Can Last for Centuries.” It explains why wood decays, alerts the homeowner to conditions that can result in decay in buildings, and describes measures to prevent moisture-related damage to wood.
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CitationClausen, Carol A.; Glass, Samuel V. 2012. Build Green: Wood can last for centuries. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-215, 2012.
- Preservative treatment of wood for farm use
- Outdoor Furniture, Artwork, Fences, and Play Equipment
- Hints on storing timber to prevent decay
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