(a) Demonstrate with the help of a diagram four types of timber sawing:
(i) Plain / Flat sawing.
(ii) Rift Sawing.
(iii) Quarter sawing.
(iv) Tangential sawing.
(b) Comment on the merit of each of them.
problem 2)(a) What do you mean by seasoning of timber?
(b) What is its significance?
problem 3) describe with the help of diagrams the following defects:
(e) Wane & want.
(a) describe the basic principles of construction of the following timber framing systems
i) Balloon framing system
ii) Platform framing system
(b) Elaborate on the advantages and disadvantages of each of them.
problem 5) In the planning for the construction of a single storey timber house of size 10 x 10 m in Mauritius, elaborate on 6 basic aspects pertaining to timber that you should consider to achieve same.