Lumber

Decorative Beams for a Craftsman-Style Arbor
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Decorative Beams for a Craftsman-Style Arbor

Unlike other glass ceilings, this one is strictly for shelter. It's supported by... More

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Southern Pine Prices Rising in 2017

From framing to structural panels, the price of lumber has increased in recent weeks. Southern pine 2x10s have seen some of the biggest gains, increasing in cost by 20% in the month of February. More

U.S. Fires New Salvo in Softwood Lumber Dispute
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U.S. Fires New Salvo in Softwood Lumber Dispute

The U.S. International Trade Commission says there's a reasonable indication... More

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Robust Growth Predicted for Wood Preservative Industry
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Robust Growth Predicted for Wood Preservative Industry

Demand for wood preservatives in decking and framing lumber is projected to... More

Composite Decking and Outdoor Living Products Are Poised for Growth
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Composite Decking and Outdoor Living Products Are Poised for Growth

While composite decking manufacturers aim for a bigger share of the PT market, the... More

Hardware for Ground-Contact Lumber
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Hardware for Ground-Contact Lumber

Lumber yards are stocking treated wood with higher concentrations of preservatives... More

Survey Finds Dealers Are Changing How They Stock Treated Wood
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Survey Finds Dealers Are Changing How They Stock Treated Wood

Dealers are sharply reducing the amount of treated stock rated for above-ground... More

Thicker Trim
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Thicker Trim

Kleer 2x PVC boards and sheets are manufactured in 2-by lumber dimensions More

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Wood Treaters Under Pressure

Ground-contact PT lumber is becoming more widely available, thanks to the AWPA's new rules for treated lumber. But the industry is divided on how the new rules apply to deck framing. More

Are Lumber Prices Headed Up?
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Are Lumber Prices Headed Up?

The expiration of a trade agreement on lumber between the U.S. and Canada is one... More

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