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Indoor

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American Wood Council
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Canadian Wood Council
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Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau
Each year the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau’s staff answer thousands of technical questions and product selection queries. We offer information on the various shake and shingle products, and advice on installation and maintenance.

Forest Products Society
The Forest Products Society is an international not-for-profit technical association founded in 1947 to provide an information network for all segments of the forest products industry. The Forest Products Society functions as the distributor for the technical publications of the American Wood Council, which constitutes an invaluable information resource on wood construction for engineers, architects, builders and building code regulators. Topics include engineering data, state-of-the-art design technologies and construction standards

National Lumber Grading Authority
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