, In marine applications, pile is submerged underwater and the water typically damages the relatively small upper portion of the pile that is located in the to strengthen a sound pile due to the desire to increase the load on the supported structure, such as a pier or dock, beyond the original design load.
, Now factor in that many species will change color dramatically when they are freshly milled (like Teak, Mahogany, or Cherry), and color matching may not be possible until the wood has oxidized or been exposed to the sun for a while Lead time will now be required to really match colors, or the buyer must
, So better is not really about the wood and the thickness of the plies, but all about the glue Moreover, the cost of glue is a constant, and while the cost for the wood itself in plywood may vary dramatically based on grade and species, the cost of the glue remains the marine plywood peeling machine
, The boat builder will go through a stack of mixed grain or even all quartersawn stock but will only pull perhaps, out of every boards that meet that specification The rest of that stock is leftover and guess what It is all FEQ Teak that looks fantastic (thanks to Paul from Teakdecking Systems for that
, The West Side boat dock has service to Pleasure Island, as well as to Disney s Old Key West and Saratoga Springs Resorts I had lunch at Splitsville (you can read the write up by clicking HERE) and got a nice bird s eye view of Downtown Disney s West Side taken from the second floor outdoor deck.
, Oven testing wood samples Oven drying samples to verify moisture content Sometimes a typical moisture meter gives us a wide range of numbers, and in that case, we want to be sure, so we cut a sample and do oven testing Here the weight of the sample is measured, then dried in an oven, so that all
, Over the summer, architects, contractors and designers have been busy with an incredible home transformation on the sunny coast of Florida to bring fans the first ever HGTV Dream Home Giveaway renovation.
, The whole thing is made from pressure treated lumber with decking Assembled with It ll be furnished with a queen bed, night tables, dresser, and table and chairs (on the deck) I can t wait to Here s my funny little boat, parked at the dock near Pybus Market in downtown Wenatchee (Every time I