Oriented Strand Board (OSB) is a structural panel suitable for a wide range of construction and industrial applications. It is a mat-formed panel made of strands sliced in the long direction from small diameter, fast growing round wood logs and bonded with an exterior-type binder under heat and pressure.
Didn’t you always want to know that? I love learning, and we are all learning a lot from this project. For just about everything there is to know about OSB, click here to go to the OSBGuide™ Web site.
Our framing crew is fast and good! We see evidence of this every single day. Take a look at these photos as the “see-through” views disappear for the OSB panel coverings that will help strengthen the house.
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