BOISE GLULAM

BOISE GLULAM

Beauty meets flexibility with this versatile, proven-to-perform structural engineered wood solution.

Product Overview

From extra-long roof spans to curved beams and common headers to dramatic columns, BOISE GLULAM® gives you the rich, natural look of wood with important benefits engineered in. 

With a wide variety of sizes and appearance options, BOISE GLULAM beams are one of the most versatile engineered wood products available. Indoors and out, exposed or concealed, count on BOISE GLULAM as a cost-effective and easy-to-install alternative for beam applications, adding functional beauty to single family, multifamily, and light commercial construction. Choose from stock beams or custom beams for large cross-sections, longer lengths, curved shapes, and more.

BOISE GLULAM Benefits

    • Extremely versatile engineered wood technology
    • Use exposed (interior or exterior) or in-wall structural applications
    • Cost-competitive for simple or complex projects
    • Available in sanded, rough sawn, or planer finish
    • SFI® Chain-of-Custody or Certified Sourcing qualified products available — earn LEED® or NGBS™ green building credits
    • Produced primarily from sustainably harvested logs from the Pacific Northwest
    • Manufactured from Douglas Fir/Larch or Alaska Yellow Cedar. Alaska Yellow Cedar is a naturally-resistant species that is a green alternative to pressure-treated wood
    • Can be purpose-designed for your project

How It’s Made

Manufactured in a variety of widths (3 ⅛″ to 14 ¼″) and depths (6″ to 48″), and in lengths up to 66 feet, with or without camber, BOISE GLULAM is tremendously versatile. Grades range from Industrial to Architectural appearances where customers can choose the ideal strength and appearance combination. (Laminations are 10-12% MC maximum 15%.) The beams are made with exterior-grade or wet-use adhesives, suitable for many different interior and exterior applications.

Standard Widths:
3 ⅛″ to 14 ¼″

Depth:
Ranges from 6″ to 48″ standard. Custom sizing available

Lengths:
Stock lengths up to 60 feet – longer lengths available for special orders

Camber:
Optional

Note: Not all sizes available standard in all grades and finishes

  • Performance Over Long Spans

    Professionals rely on BOISE GLULAM to solve a wide range of challenges. Whether you're tackling extra-long spans or designing custom arches, glulam beams can provide the strength you need — plus the rich look of natural wood. BOISE GLULAM gives you the strength and performance you want on the job site with superior service you need for your business — and for your customers.

  • Aesthetically Pleasing

    Glulam is a sought-after material for exposed beam applications because it offers a rich, warm feel and eye-catching visuals. Our glulam is manufactured with Douglas Fir/Larch and Alaskan Yellow Cedar. Alaskan Yellow Cedar is a naturally resistant species that is a green alternative to pressure-treated wood. Several appearance grades are available, depending on application.

  • Versatile & Sustainable

    BOISE GLULAM beams can be ordered to be SFI® Chain-of-Custody Certified or Certified Sourcing to earn LEED® or NGBS™ green building credits.

Product Literature

BOISE GLULAM® Resources
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BOISE GLULAM® Specifier Guide View
US Homedale Lam Beam Specifier Guide View
US Homedale AYC Durable Beam Specifier Guide View
US Homedale Lam Solid Sawn Roof Decking Product Guide View
BOISE GLULAM® I-Joist Compatible Glulam Guide View
US Homedale I-Joist Compatible Glulam Specifier Guide View
King Beam 3000 Specifier Guide View
TECH NOTES - GENERAL ENGINEERING
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Weights of Building Materials – GE-1 View
Brick Veneer Support on Wood – GE-2 View
Allowable Fastener Spacing & Design for BCI Joists and VERSA-LAM – GE-3 View
BCI / AJS Joist, VERSA-LAM & BOISE GLULAM Exterior Exposure Policy – GE-4 View
Required Separation Between Garage and Living Space Above – GE-5 View
Designing for Ceramic or Stone Tile Floor Finishes – GE-6 View
Rafter Bracing and Kneewall Loads – GE-8 View
Feet & Inches on a Regular Calculator – GE-9 View
Temperature and Moisture Content of Engineered Wood Products During Manufacturing – GE-10 View
High Slope Roofs – GE-12 View
Flame Spread Classifications and Corresponding Surface Treatments – GE-13 View
Formaldehyde & Engineered Wood Products – GE-15 View
Lateral Bracing of Joists and Beams – GE-16 View
Use of Engineered Wood Products in International Shipping Pallets and Packaging – GE-17 View
Wood Frame Garage Floor Design Guildlines – GE-19 View
Insect-Treated Engineered Wood Products Approved for Hawaii – GE-21 View
Design Load Considerations for Non-Load Bearing Partition Walls in Residental Construction – GE-22 View
Vertical Load Transfer over Bearings within BC FRAMER & BC CALC – GE-23 View
Use of Boise Cascade EWP for Concrete Formwork – GE-24 View
Pressure and Topical Applications and Treatments – GE-25 View
PreserveTech HW / Royal Pacific Industries Insect-Treated Engineered Wood Products for Hawaii – GE-26 View
Electrical Wiring Installation Horizontal Holes – GE-27 View
Installed Damaged Product – GE-28 View
Tech Notes - BOISE GLULAM
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Checking of Glulam Beams – BG-1 View
Inverted Installation of BOISE GLULAM Beams in Simple Span Applications – BG-2 View
BOISE GLULAM Allowable Hole Chart – BG-3 View
BOISE GLULAM Header Conversion Table – BG-4 View
BOISE GLULAM Header Conversion Table (5 1/8") – BG-5 View
3 1/2" & 5 1/2" Boise Glulam 24F-V4/DF Header Load Tables – BG-6 View
Inverted Boise Glulam 24F-V4/DF Header Load Table – BG-7 View
Cedar Glulam Design in Exterior Applications – BG-8 View
BOISE GLULAM Cedar Beam Allowable Stress Values – BG-9 View
Wide Port Orford Cedar Boise Glulam Load Tables – BG-10 View
Safety Data Sheets
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SDS Engineered Wood Products View
SDS Wood Dust View

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