Timber Trussed Rafter Roofs - Items of Concern to Users
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Timber Trussed Rafter Roofs - Items of Concern to Users

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Timber Trussed Rafter Roofs - Items of Concern to Users
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The purpose of this paper is to outline some users' problems and matters of concern with regard to timber trussed rafters in the United Kingdom at the present time, and to discuss points relating to design, materials, fabrication, handling and fixing, and durability. J.R. Watson

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