Last edited 17 May 2021

Green timber

A guide to the use of urban timber (FB 50), written by Geoff Cooper and published by BRE on 31 July 2012, defines green timber as: 'A term used to describe wood which has been freshly cut and still contains a high percentage of moisture (free moisture).'

Groynes in coastal engineering (CIRIA C793), published by CIRIA in 2020, defines green timber as: ‘Timber freshly felled or still containing free moisture that is not bound to the cell wall.’

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