Wood Talks<br><br>American Softwood: Deck Design, Installation & Aftercare

Photo courtesy of the Western Red Cedar Export Association

A short technical briefing looking at wood in exterior settings covering timber selection, design and construction first principles for decks, and particularly load bearing raised deck and parapet design.

The session will also cover specifying timber for outdoor applications which will include a detailed examination of what makes treated Southern Yellow Pine the first choice for construction in the US.

The talk will be presented by Steve Young who has more than 25 years’ experience of designing and specifying outdoor wood structures and is Director of the Timber Decking & Cladding Association and the Wood Protection Association.

Followed by a drinks reception.

Free to attend.
Booking is essential

Sponsored by: American Softwoods & Wood for Good