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Glulam: Short for Glued Laminated Timber, a type of structural timber product composed of several layers of dimensioned lumber bonded together with durable, moisture-resistant adhesives

Sawn Timber products by FrenchTimber

FrenchTimber

FrenchTimber: Elevating French Wood Products Worldwide Established in 2001, FrenchTimber, supported by France Bois Forêt, champions the global use of premium French sawn timber and wood products. Sustainably sourced from diverse tree species, including oak, beech, and spruce, their high-quality offerings meet international standards. From sawn timber to glued laminated timber and cross-laminated timber, FrenchTimber caters to construction, furniture, and interior design needs. Committed to environmental friendliness and stringent quality control, FrenchTimber is the trusted choice for those seeking excellence in timber and wood solutions worldwide.
What's the best way to design and build with Mass Timber?

What is Mass Timber’s SWEET SPOT?

Is there a building size, height, number of stories, or occupancy in which mass timber works the best? In this video, I take a look at optimizing mass timber for a variety of projects, but rather than looking at this from a size and scale perspective, the focus is on structural material replacements for other systems in which mass timber works well - particularly post and beam framing.
Foundations for Mass Timber Buildings

Foundations for a Mass Timber Building: Can They be Smaller?

A benefit associated with the use of mass timber construction that is commonly cited is the reduction in foundations - specifically the ability to make foundations smaller than what they would be if the building were framed with other, heavier materials. However, the required size of the foundations in a building is based on more than just the weight of the structure.