SUPERIOR 1 FACE
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SUPERIOR One Face (SUP/1F) grade is an excellent product and is ideal for maximum size panel production, fine cabinetry, furniture, and moldings that require clear 1 face.
Superior One Face grade maximizes clear 1 face boards. It includes all NHLA Firsts and Seconds (FAS1F). Westcoast Hardwoods removes the narrow boards from the grade for inclusion in other proprietary grades
Widths: 4.5 inch minimum, admitting 5 percent (by volume) narrows.
Lengths: 6 foot minimum.
Minimum Size Cuttings: 3 inches by 6 feet or 4 inches by 3 feet. No Limit to the number of cuttings allowed.
Grade Notes: This grade admits all boards of 2 feet and over surface measure yielding not less than 83.33 percent clear 1 face cuttings.
Wane: is limited to 8.33 percent the surface measure of the board on the face.
The aggregate inches of pith length will not exceed 2 times the surface feet of the board.
The aggregate inches of split length will not exceed 2 times the surface feet of the board. Splits diverging more than 1inches per foot, in length, are not admitted, except when 1 foot or shorter and within one lineal foot from the end of the board, leaving at least 50 percent clear wood and not less than 25 percent sound wood in aggregate.
Side Bend: is limited to 5/8 inches.
Pin Knots: are not considered defect.