Kōrero: Building materials

Trusses

Trusses

These trusses at Karori swimming pool in Wellington help to support the roof. They are large lengths of timber formed by laminating many smaller lengths of timber together. The strips are glued and pressed together to form a very stable piece of wood.

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Photograph by Carl Walrond

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jeremy Salmond, 'Building materials - Timber', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25095/trusses (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jeremy Salmond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010