Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24Hard Maple Hardwood Industries, Inc. Hardwood Industries, Inc. Front Back 1 & Better Special (1&BTR S)) 1 & Better Special is a unique grade that develops from questionable or poor appearance boards from Select & Better lumber. We emphasize pulling this grade to improve the value of our Superior grades. Ideal for narrow rip long length mouldings, or when a low price point is desired. Designed for applications that need long and mid-length clear 2 face, and clear 1 face cuttings requiring a very high percentage of sapwood on both faces, while allowing for some slight black streak. SKU: 441BSEM(L) 1 & Better Special grades NHLA S/B or #1C after H/M surfacing. The following specs improve or clarify H.I. brand vs. NHLA standards: • Sap: Grade Face: 100% sap face after straight-line rip. Back Face: 50% or better sap face after straight-line rip. • Dimensions: Width 3-1/4" and wider, Length 8' to 16'. • Manufacturing: Not more than 1" of bow, side-bend, wave, or twist in 8' of length. • Splits: Maximum split allowed on each end is equal to the square footage of the board in inches. • Sticker stain: Not allowed on best face. • Black Streak: Maximum 1 black streak/sm of the piece on best face, no restriction on back face. • Color: Variation in sapwood shades allowed without limit. • Trim backs: No specification.