Softwood sizes

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The range of sizes available throughout Europe is large, with individual countries having different traditions as to the sizes in common use. The sawmills producing softwood timber produce a range of customary sizes. Specifying timber in these sizes is the most economic method, both in terms of material usage and cost.

See also the related publication:
Eurocode 5 span tables

This Wood Information Sheet was reviewed in April 2016 and minor corrections were made.

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