Span Table Book for Residential Framing

The Pocket Span Table Book is a very handy little book that covers nearly all the basics for residential framing.  Whether it’s lintel sizes or rafter span lengths, it’s in there.  As the name suggests, it’s a compact book, good for the glovebox, so it’s on site when you need it.

The book has been produced to supplement AS 1684 Residential Timber Framed Construction.  Included are span tables for:

  • Unseasoned Softwood – F7
  • Unseasoned Hardwood – F8
  • Seasoned Softwood (treated) – F7
  •  Seasoned Softwood – MGP10
  • Seasoned Hardwood – F17,SUPA17,F27
  • Engineered Products – LVL, I-Joists

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Now for some of the technical inclusions in this awesome little book!

It covers these things, and more – how to determine roof mass, floor load widths, vertical nail lamination, internal stair treads and stringers, spacing and spans, timber dimensions, flooring, decking boards, jamb studs, bearers supporting single storey loadbearing walls, roofing purlins, loadbearing ridge beams, timber density, timber durability and much, much, more!

The Pocket Span Table Book is a must if you’re on the tools and just NEED to know the answer on the spot.  Drop into the Hardware store at Barwon Timber, or call us on 5229 0080 and get a copy now.

Barwon Blogger


  1. Peter anderson on November 3, 2014 at 22:30

    I’m after a max span table for a timber size of mgp 290×45

    • Barwon Blogger on November 4, 2014 at 09:15


      We’re happy to post a copy of the Span Table book to you. Please call our hardware department on 03 5229 0080 to organise payment and confirm postal address.

      Barwon Timber

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