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Title: A primer on wood as dock construction material

Author: Lebow, Stan;

Date: 2007

Source: Marina dock age. (May/June 2007): pages 51-54.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: To be a successful marina owner and operator, it’s important to understand all the facets of one’s facility, including the intricacies of one part of the marina that most boaters take for granted: the docks. When it comes to dock construction, marinas have a wide-range of materials to choose from, with one of the most commonly used materials being preservative-treated wood. This article examines the role the government plays and the role marinas and contractors can play when using wood for construction purposes.

Keywords: Wood utilization, wood preservatives, marinas, docks, wood construction, durability, CCA, preservatives, chromated copper arsenate

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Lebow, Stan 2007. A primer on wood as dock construction material. Marina dock age. (May/June 2007): pages 51-54.

 


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