Engineered wood refers to recycled/reconstituted wood products that are laminated or “finger-jointed.” The product is typically more uniform and has superior strength. See also Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) , Oriented Strand Board (OSB), and TJI ® joists.
Includes wood products constructed from reconstituted wood such as plywood, oriented strand board, particleboard, fiberboard, laminated beams, and I-joists - wood may contain contaminants such as cured adhesives, laminates, and fasteners.
A term used to describe several new types of construction material. Fiberboard, such as MDF and HDF, are more dimensionally stable than solid wood.