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modern marvels lumber yard
« on: March 03, 2008, 08:22:47 PM »
anyone else watching it tonight on history channel ?

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Re: modern marvels lumber yard
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2008, 08:25:26 PM »
Yep, Just came across it.  It's a good one.
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Re: modern marvels lumber yard
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2008, 08:58:42 PM »
And the things you learn watching it, I never realized that OSB was made in specific layers withe the strands alternating directions kind of like plywood.
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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2008, 09:04:03 PM »
I learned alot also pretty neat stuff. I always try and watch modern marvels.

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« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2008, 09:06:00 PM »
Yep,
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Re: modern marvels lumber yard
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2008, 12:25:42 AM »
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I never realized that OSB was made in specific layers withe the strands alternating directions kind of like plywood.

Oriented Strand Board

Just a little building materials trivia for you. They call it OSB cause thats how they make it.


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« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2008, 04:36:07 AM »
Seems like Ianab had a post on digging for logs.It was done the same way.I don't know where that huge log came from on that flat bed.The ones they were working on was smaller than that.
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Re: modern marvels lumber yard
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2008, 04:58:41 AM »
That was a HUGE log! 8)
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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2008, 06:03:44 AM »
pretty cool show ,lots of people making money sawing in different ways,i like the place that saws old beams and things into flooring
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