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RE: Plastic Wood bows

  • Subject: RE: [cg] Plastic Wood bows
  • From: "John Verin" jverin@Pennhort.org
  • Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 14:47:00 -0500
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  • Thread-topic: [cg] Plastic Wood

All recycled plastic picnic tables that I've ever seen have had their planks bowed downward from sun, user weight and gravity.
I hear they're making them reinforced now, but haven't any proof of that.

Paco Verin
Citywide Project Coordinator - Philadelphia Green
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
100 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103

-----Original Message-----
From: YinyangCR@aol.com [mailto:YinyangCR@aol.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 2:02 PM
To: community_garden@mallorn.com
Subject: [cg] Plastic Wood

We are about to build a boardwalk using Trex (plastic wood).  We hear that it needs more support and is not as forgiving as wood in adjusting to heaving ground.  Anybody used the material for this use?  Dianna Fallon, New Hampshire Conservation Commission

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