Wood Grading

Any one have a web site that teaches you how to "Grade" wood and what all the grades mean? You know, 4S, 2s, FAS, and etc.
Regards, Lewis
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Lewis Dodd asks:

I'm sure there is one out there. You might try http://www.woodweb.com/KnowledgeBase/KBPPLumberGrading.html for a start. Don't let the line breaks mess you up.
Incidentlly, 2S, 4S, are properly written S2S and S4S and are not grades, but conditions of the sides: surfaced 2 sides; surfaced 4 sides.
Enjoy.
Charlie Self
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When you're done, you'll realize how important the sawyer's eye is, and why everyone at the mill is especially kind to the grader when he comes. He can make a board half price with a single stroke of his crayon!

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As always, it "depends" on what you are talking about.
There are "grade standards" for hardwood. There are "grade standards" for softwood. There are "grade standards" for OSB/plywood/mdf/etc/etc
Here is "softwood plywood" http://www.awi-wa.com/_hidden/apagrades.htm
Here is "hardwood plywood" http://www.awi-wa.com/_hidden/hardplyansi.htm
I think you get the idea that there are several "standards" although most of the same terms apply many times...
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