Plywood

Business / Construction / Plywood: A panel (normally 4' X 8') of wood made of three or more layers of veneer, compressed and joined with glue, and usually laid with the grain of adjoining plies at right angles to give the sheet strength.

I-Joist

Business / Construction / I-Joist: Manufactured structural building component resembling the letter 'I'. Used as floor joists and rafters. I-joists include two key parts: flanges and webs. The flange of the I joist may be made of lamin MORE

TJI Or TJ

Business / Construction / TJI Or TJ: Manufactured structural building component resembling the letter 'I'. Used as floor joists and rafters. I-joists include two key parts: flanges and webs. The flange or from of the I joist may be made MORE

Flakeboard

Business / Construction / Flakeboard: A manufactured wood panel made out of 1' - 2' wood chips and glue. Often used as a substitute for plywood in the exterior wall and roof sheathing. Also called OSB or wafer board. MORE

Batten

Business / Construction / Batten: Narrow strips of wood used to cover joints or as decorative vertical members over plywood or wide boards. MORE

Gusset

Business / Construction / Gusset: A flat wood, plywood, or similar type member used to provide a connection at the intersection of wood members. Most commonly used at joints of wood trusses. They are fastened by nails, screws, bolts, MORE

Ply

Business / Construction / Ply: A term to denote the number of layers of roofing felt, veneer in plywood, or layers in built-up materials, in any finished piece of such material. MORE

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