Here we have a truss web member that is fully fractured. Close examination of the fracture discloses a knot that extends from the top face down to the bottom face, nearly the full width of the member (Figure 1). The… Read More
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Ever wonder what happens when you plant a tree sapling too close to a basement wall? This is what can happen, “Many years later.” This is probably much closer to a wall than anyone would purposely plant a tree, but… Read More
Ever wonder if conventional wisdom, common sense, or old wives’ (in this day and age of political correctness I probably should include old husbands’) tales are accurate? This blog begins what I hope to be a new recurring series of case studies… Read More