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American Hardwood Design Value Guides

Select a Design Value Guide to download a PDF.


Click here to download the Design Values for Beams and Stringers - Hardwood Only (PDF format)


Click here to download the Design Values for Dimension Lumber (PDF format)


Click here to download the Design Values for Posts and Timbers (PDF format)


Click here to download Base Equations and Dimension Lumber Adjustment Factor (PDF format)


Click here to download Strength and Mechanical Properties (PDF format)