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…

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 – Yellow Cedar Garden Gates

Imagine one of these gates as the finishing touch to your garden! These are made from our Premium Clear Yellow Cedar lumber, even the dowel construction! We love the look of the rough mill finish on these gates, each one has its own unique look. These gates are available for purchase by clicking here.

Project Inspiration – Dog Ear or Square Cut Pickets

Here is a DIY upgrade that is as easy as adding simple dog ear cuts to your fence boards! Conventional square cuts or traditional dog eared end cuts easily change the look of any fence. Please note, the photos below are just examples of dog ear and straight cut picket fences. We provide square cut…

Yellow Cedar makes great carving lumber

We have a customer who had a commission to carve running horses for signage. Premium Clear Yellow Cedar was the best wood for longevity and good properties for carving. These horses and rider should be “running” for a long time!