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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #121

    In construction jargon, what does "three in eight" refer to?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #120

    Back in the days before glulam beams, framing was often done with heavy timber. Framing members were often specified as "FOHC," or "free of heart center." Why was wood specified FOHC?  

    Answer to Puzzler #120


     

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