§ 2-20-14. Measurement of mahogany and cedar.
(a) In the survey and measurement of mahogany and cedar timber, there shall be allowed:
(1) If the timber is sound and free from wane, two (2) inches on one side of the square, one inch on the other side and two (2) inches in length;
(2) If the timber is wider on one side than on the other, the two (2) inches shall be taken from the narrow side;
(3) If wany, two (2) inches on each side of the square;
(4) For rot and shakes, there shall be an allowance made as the surveyor deems expedient, not exceeding one-half.
(b) All timber that is wormeaten, very much rotten, badly shaked or very wany, shall be denominated refuse, and allowance shall be made for rot.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 135, § 16; G.L. 1909, ch. 161, § 16; G.L. 1923, ch. 191, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 388, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 2-20-14.)