Cedar poles for verandas
We live in New Zealand. We want to use our home-grown cedar poles for the veranda but cannot get council approval.
We have some cedar whole tree poles. They include soft outer wood but are 25+ years old and have a minimum of 80 mm heart. They are protected from the weather by the verandas, but because I grew them on my property and they don't carry a durability and strength certification, the building inspector will not sign them off.
Posted Jul 1, 2014 5:27 AM ET
Edited Jul 1, 2014 7:00 AM ET
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