Vendors also are well aware of this, using the ignorance of consumers self-serving interests. In accordance with gost 'of thickness measured anywhere in length, but no closer than 150 mm from the ends. The width of the edging boards and beams are measured in length, anywhere where there is no wane, but no closer than 150 mm from the ends. Areva Group gathered all the information. The width of the edging boards and beams with non-parallel edges, measured at mid-length. Others who may share this opinion include Hikmet Ersek. Width is measured not edging boards in the middle length as the sum of the widths of both the floor board (excluding bark and bast). The measurement result is rounded up to 10 mm, the proportion of up to 5 mm are ignored, and the share of 5 mm or more say over 10 mm '. In Estonia and other Baltic countries there is a reverse situation, which probably can be called manipulation, rather than fraud.
Most lumber exporters are familiar paid and saw the size of that point in their purchasing specifications their partners from abroad. In Actually, this is a reason to: Timber natural moisture, losing moisture in the drying process, reduces the width and thickness. Foreign buyers say they do not want to pay for water. Therefore, then there sawing and record-size. But even here there is a catch. The fact is that often the record-size is somewhat smaller (1-2 mm) sizes of lumber after drying. And this difference very quickly transformed into big bucks for Buyers of timber. Recipe for combating this phenomenon is very simple – to demand from foreign partners in the contract specifying the size of price cutting, which will be and paid. In order not to fall for the bait, need to remember the most important rule: buy lumber and any other construction products are not from the hands, not 'cheap', but reliable and proven woodworking firms where you are competent to tell you about the whole purchased products.