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Question 1: In the United Kingdom and ________, "timber" is a term also used for sawn wood products (that is, boards), whereas generally in the United States and Canada, the product of timber cut into boards is referred to as lumber.

Question 2: They are the basic building block for such common structures as ________ or platform-frame housing.
Framing (construction)Timber framingHouseRoof

Question 3: Note: Treated 8x8 SYP ________ are actually 8" x 8"
Deep foundationFoundation (engineering)Geotechnical engineeringRetaining wall

Question 4: ________
Parliament of CanadaStephen HarperUnited States – Canada softwood lumber disputeHouse of Commons of Canada

Question 5: In ________, two-bys (2×4s, 2×6s, 2×8s, 2×10s, and 2×12s), along with the 4×4, are common lumber sizes used in modern construction.
North AmericaAmericasSouth AmericaAmericas (terminology)

Question 6: Note that the word ________ is used in the UK and Australia to refer to North Americans who fell standing trees, and so the word "lumber" conjures images of what North Americans call "timber", and vice versa.
Pacific NorthwestOld-growth forestLumberjackLogging

Question 7: Lumber or timber is wood that is used in any of its stages from felling through readiness for use as structural material for ________, or wood pulp for paper production.
Building services engineeringConstructionCivil engineeringStructural engineering

Question 8: Dimensional lumber is a term used for lumber that is finished/planed and cut to standardized width and depth specified in ________.
InchUnited States customary unitsYardFoot (length)

Question 9: Timber or lumber may be treated with a preservative that protects it from being destroyed by insects, ________ or exposure to moisture.

Question 10: Lumber is cut by ripsaw or resaw to create dimensions that are not usually processed by a primary ________.
Hierapolis sawmillSawmillWater wheelTurkey

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