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Timber Sheet Materials

Our experts on sheet materials are the Timber Development UK.

There are many different sheet materials from plywood to OSB, each with its own visual appeal and physical properties. This section provides summary information and shows you where to look for more detailed data.

CPD for Architects & Designers

Building with Wood

Within the RIBA-accredited Building with Wood module you will find an extensive section that describes the different wood-based sheet materials, including plywood, OSB etc., their benefits, regulations and standards.

Online Technical Guidance

The Swedish Wood CLT Handbook

A new FREE online guide, the CLT Handbook is to help structural engineers and architects design structures using cross-laminated timber. Download PDF.

Moisture-proof CLT construction

A guide on how the correct approach to handling CLT in construction can avoid the pitfalls associated with poor weather and high moisture environments.


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