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For questions involving wood as a construction material, either as lumber or finished features of a home.


Wood is a hard, fibrous tissue found in many trees. It has been used for hundreds of thousands of years for both fuel and as a construction material. Lumber or timber is wood in any of its stages from felling through readiness for use as structural material for construction. Woods are generally classified as hardwoods or softwoods and have different properties and applications.

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