Beautiful Carving Blocks

Carving blocks are a very popular item! These are custom sized Premium Clear Yellow Cedar blocks, they will be used in an Indigenous Carving program at a local correctional facility. Carving blocks have to be custom ordered, please contact us directly with the size and quantity that you would like.

Bandsaw vs. Mill Finish

Here are some beautiful examples to highlight the differences between bandsaw finish and standard mill finish. Mill finish, as shown in the photos below, is a much more rustic and rough looking finish, with visible saw marks adding character and interest. Mill-finish is not the best option for every project. Bandsaw finish provides a “clean…

Project Inspiration – DIY Simple Cold Frame

Here is the perfect weekend project to help your garden survive those frosty spring mornings. This simple cold frame project was designed to sit on top of some plastic vegetable planters. All the pieces were measured and cut to length before being assembled with deck screws. Heavy-duty, clear poly was stretched tight over the frame…

COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to COVID-19, Lumber Store is suspending Saturday pick-up options. All orders placed after March 17, 2020 will be delivery only.  Our team is taking all necessary precautions to help limit infections and slow the spread of the virus. With the fast shifting COVID-19 landscape, we have not determined when Saturday pick ups will be…

Douglas Fir & Western Hemlock Now Available!

In our ongoing effort to provide high-quality lumber products, Lumber Store is excited to announce that Douglas Fir and Western Hemlock timbers are available for online purchase! The available grade is #1 & Btr Boxed Heart, meaning that the heart center is still in the timber. Any knots will be sound and well-spaced, no loose knots…

Red Cedar vs. Yellow Cedar

Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) has built quite the reputation for itself over the last decade. It is one of the largest trees in British Columbia’s Pacific region, growing up to 60 meters tall! Known for its warm colours, pleasant aroma, and good durability, Red Cedar is highly sought after for both indoor and outdoor…

Specialty Yellow Cedar Carving Blocks

Here is a very cool, one-of-a-kind order! A local correctional center inquired about ordering some carving blocks for their Indigenous mentor carving program. While it is  unusual for us to deal with raw logs, we were able to debark this Yellow Cedar log and saw it into half-rounds! Also supplied were short sections of 4″…

Return Customer Discount Offer!

Have you purchased from us before? You could qualify for a 10% discount off your next purchase! Leave Lumber Store a Google Review about your purchasing experience and we will share a discount code valid for your next order! No minimum purchase, reviews will be verified. To leave us a review, please click here.

Raised Beds for Vegetables – Safe for Growing

We love these heavy-duty raised garden beds! Each box is made from Appearance Grade Yellow Cedar 4″ x 4″. The smaller bed is 36″ square and 24″ high and the larger one is 36″ wide x 96″ long x 24″ high. The pieces are cut to 32″ and 92″ lengths and follow the “log cabin”…

3 Reasons Why Wood Is Good!

It is no secret that Lumber Store fully supports the use of wood in many applications. In a world where climate change is a pressing issue, we wanted to identify some of the reasons of why using wood is good! Responsibly harvested wood is the only renewable raw material. As a tree grows, it consumes…

Choosing Wood For Your Project

Choosing the right materials for your project is essential to make sure that it is completed successfully! We compiled a few of the most important things to consider when you are shopping for wood materials. Indoor vs. Outdoor – if your project is going to be outside in the elements, natural durability is very important. Fibers…

Searching For a Specialty Size?

Have you looked through our Product List and still can’t find the sizes that you need for your project? Send us an email or text to discuss your project and the sizes that you are looking for. We can custom run most sizes to fit your project perfectly.

3 Things to Consider Before Building

So you have made the big decision to upgrade the look of your backyard – great! We have compiled a list of 3 important things to consider before purchasing any lumber for an outdoor project. Quality – understand that different grades of wood may age differently. For example, high grade wood has less of a…

Yellow Cedar Carving Blocks!

Yellow Cedar is one of the best species to carve or turn. We carry a variety of sizes for carving blocks and can help you find the perfect piece for your next project! Contact us to find out what sizes we have in stock and find your one-of-a-kind piece today.

Boat Building Marine Lumber

The high level of skills that are required for building or repairing boats should be complemented by the highest quality raw materials and Yellow Cedar is a crowd favourite! This species is naturally rot resistant, fairly lightweight, and creates an absolutely stunning finished product. The tight grain means that it will take well to fasteners…

Gazebo Envy

This gazebo is a work of art! A customer came to us with plans for a gazebo, we were able to provide all the materials for this project – all structural pieces are Appearance Grade Yellow Cedar timbers. We think Yellow Cedar creates a beautiful and vibrant finished product. The products that were used for…

Looking to build a fence? We have the lumber!

We have all the lumber you need to build a beautiful fence! Start with some posts… 4″ x 4″ or 6″ x 6″, then you need bottom rails (2″ x 6″) and then top rails (2″ x 4″) then the fence boards – usually 1″ x 4″ or 1″ x 6″… Start digging holes!  

Project Inspiration – Privacy Screen Lattice

This is a high-quality lattice screen that will enhance a deck or patio while maintaining privacy. Our customer came to us with a list of sizes and amounts that they needed to make these Yellow Cedar lattice panels for an existing deck area and the final product is stunning! These make a beautiful addition to…