Will manufactured, engineered wood beams and girders revolutionize formwork construction as manufactured plywood panels did in the past? Although this seems unlikely in the near future, there are several products available which offer advantages for specific forming applications. Increased availability of manufactured wood sections offers the nailability of wood with improved strength and stability of shape because the construction resists shrinking, warping, twisting and splitting. Among the different fabricated shapes now available for forming applications are the following: laminated rectangular beams; I-beams or joists; double-I form joists; and open-web lattice girders.