Latest News and Updates

March 27, 2017

 

The new versions of the NLGA Special Products Standard for Fingerjoined Structural Lumber (SPS 1) and Fingerjoined “Vertical Stud Use Only” Lumber (SPS 3) effective March 1, 2017 have been published.  The revisions to the Standards include clarification edits to various clauses, updated references and updates to the ratified responses and example sampling procedures at the end of the documents.

Copies can be ordered through Publications For Sale or downloaded as a PDF at Publications For Download on our website.  As with all NLGA publications, copyright protects the PDF files – you may view download and print these files for your own use, but may not copy, reprint, publish, distribute, or sell them in any format, including electronic, without the written permission of NLGA.

 

February 15, 2017

 

The new version of the NLGA Special Products Standard for Machine Graded Lumber (SPS 2) effective Feb 15, 2017 has been published.  The revised Standard includes amendments to the calibration procedures for testing equipment, clarification of the grade-stamping requirements and updated references throughout the document.

Copies can be ordered through Publications For Sale or downloaded as a PDF at Publications For Download on our website.  As with all NLGA publications, copyright protects the PDF files – you may view download and print these files for your own use, but may not copy, reprint, publish, distribute, or sell them in any format, including electronic, without the written permission of NLGA.

 

July 07, 2016

 

Welcome to our new website.  We have updated the layout and added a French language version.

In addition to the free PDF sections of the NLGA Standard Grading Rules for Canadian Lumber we have now also added PDF’s of the NLGA Special Product Standards for your personal reference.  As with all NLGA publications, these files are protected by copyright – you may view download and print these files for your own use, but may not copy, reprint, publish, distribute or sell them in any format, including electronic, without the written permission of NLGA.  Please note that the French versions will be uploaded and available when the new versions are published.

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