9 September 2015New Zealand Timber Industry Federation Inc
The Guide, then known as the Timber Use Manual, was first published by the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation in 1987 in a loose leaf binder format. It was edited by Dr Andy Buchanan who was at the time working as consulting engineer.
The first edition of the Guide, a development of the Manual, was published in 1999. It was again edited by Dr Buchanan who, by then, had moved to the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Canterbury. The first edition also became available in CD format. A second edition of the...