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Timber Design Guide 2007

The Timber Design Guide – an essential reference

The third edition of the Timber Design Guide, published by the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation Inc. in July 2007, was launched at the Timber Desing Guide Seminar Series in September/October 2007.

This 331 page A4 size book is essential reading for all architects and engineers involved in structural design using timber, or considering a timber alternative.

Architects will find many chapters of interest including durability and treatment, moisture effects, timber finishes, fire resistance and acoustic behaviour.

Timber merchants and sawmillers will be interested in chapters on wood and wood properties, also manufacture and use of sawn timber, glulam, LVL, roundwood and panel products.

Structural engineers will find essential design aids and worked examples on design of beams, columns, trusses, arches, pole structures and portal frames.

A copy of the current guide can be purchased for $94.00 This includes postage and handling (in New Zealand) and GST

To purchase a copy complete the order form below and email or post to the address below:

Phone (04) 474 2023
PO Box 12241, Wellington 6144


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