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Grades & Common Uses
5/4 and Thicker Moulding
5/4 and thicker RWL Moulding Stock is stock of a type suitable for ripping into strips 1” and wider, 10’ and longer. At least 2/3 of the area contains such rips of the grade permissible in standard Mouldings. In 5/4, 6/4 and 7/4 Moulding Stock the grade of each rip is determined from the poorest face. Wane, stain, skips in dressing or other characteristics that will surface off in making mouldings of standard size are permitted in computing the percentage of rips. Up to 10% of the footage of any item may be 6’ to 9’, provided each piece contains 2 or more of full-length Moulding Rips.
5/4 and Thicker No. 2
In 5/4 and thicker RWL No. 2 Shop, each piece contains not less than one of the following percentages of Door Cuttings: 25% No. 1 Cuttings; or 33 1/3% mixed No. 1 and No. 2 Cuttings; or 40% No. 2 Cuttings.
5/4 and Thicker No. 3
5/4 and thicker RWL No. 3 Shop permits any piece below the grade of No. 2 Shop that contains not less than 30% of the area in any combination of the following cuttings: No. 1 and No. 2 Door Cuttings; or No. 1 quality Sash Cuttings; or Moulding Rips 2” and wider and 10’ and longer; or Jamb and Sill Cuttings 5” and wider and 3’ and longer which are of No. 1 Cutting quality on one face except that barely perceptible light brown stain is permitted. The backs of Jamb and Sill Cuttings may contain pin knots, seasoning checks, medium pitch pockets, light stain, medium pitch, skips in dressing and other characteristics of equivalent nature. Not more than 5% of stock narrower than 5” is admissible in any shipment of No. 3 Shop.
5/4 and Thicker Shop Outs
5/4 and thicker RWL Shop Outs with paragraph 99 included.