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Kettle River Timberworks is an award-winning expert in custom design, technical fabrication, logistical planning and installation of stunning architectural Timberwork, Post & Beam, and Timber Frames throughout British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.

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What Is Heavy Timber?

“Heavy Timber” is a term used in construction that refers to large pieces of wood used for structural integrity and/or design. The Canadian Wood Council defines heavy timber as pieces that exceed 140mm in their smallest cross-sectional dimension. In other words, massive pieces of sawn lumber. Uses of Heavy Timber In construction projects, heavy timber can be used as trusses, especially…

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