Engineered wood product that uses multiple layers of thin wood assembled with adhesives. It is typically used for headers, beams, rimboard, and edge-forming material.
An engineered wood joist, more commonly known as an I-joist, is a product designed to eliminate problems that occur with conventional wood joists. Invented in 1969, the I-joist is an engineered wood product that has great strength in relation to its size and weight.
Truss manufacturing uses structural grades of 2x_ dimension lumber that is either visually graded or machine graded. The species of lumber used by a truss manufacturing operation is based on what is readily available in the regional market.