Lumber

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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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At first, connections among the panels were not apparent, but eventually the eye perceived that each tangle of finely grained two-by-fours and each partially built brick wall fitted with those around it in what amounted to a perspective exercise.
Rather than ship down two-by-fours to framers in the United States, send down the entire panel using Ontario two-by-fours, perhaps exterior panels of Ontario-made oriented strandboard," he says.