DIY Network

Lumber

Episode DCON-202H

Every construction or remodeling project uses lumber, but how does all the wood get from the forest to the lumberyard? We'll see how trees are harvested, stripped of branches and bark, and then milled into two by fours and other building materials. We'll haul out the load cell to compare the strength of Hemlock and Douglas Fir. Plus we see how engineered wood is made and how and it stands up to dimensional lumber in a side-by- side test.

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