Fortress Iron Railing now available at Schutte Lumber Company

March 17, 2017

Schutte Lumber Company is proud to announce the addition of a new product line to the Showroom: Fortress Fe26 Iron Railing Products.   “Fortress Fe26 Iron Railing is a pre-welded, easily customized and enhanced version of traditional wrought iron railing that brings unparalleled quality to any patio, deck, balcony or porch. It provides a clean,

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Douglas-Fir in Construction

February 28, 2017

Lumber produced from Douglas-fir is recognized throughout the world for its strength and performance. It is an affordable softwood that is often used in woodworking and construction. “[Douglas-fir] has the highest ratings of any Western softwood for fiber stress in bending, tension to parallel grain, horizontal shear, compression perpendicular and compression parallel to grain” (wwpa.org).

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Why Choose Simpson Strong-Tie

January 19, 2017

All of us at Schutte Lumber Company are proud to announce our partnership with Simpson Strong-Tie, the leading manufacturer of structural connecting systems for wood, steel, masonry, concrete, and composite wood building construction. Simpson Strong-Tie is the world leader in structural product solutions – solutions that not only help our customers, but help make structures

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Finishing Your Wood Project with the Perfect Stain

October 20, 2016

In our previous blog post How To Stain Rough-Cut Lumber we detailed the first two steps in preparing your wood to take a stain.  Step 3 is to choose the proper stain for your application.  Schutte Lumber Company carries the Sikkens ProLuxe Wood Finishes to help you achieve your dream look. Log & Cedar sidings can can last

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Festool Demo Day October 7th – Come see the Newest Products

September 29, 2016

On October 7th, come to Schutte Lumber Company to get your hands on all of the newest tools as well as your old favorites.  Our highly trained staff will be on hand to answer all questions regarding how Festool can make your life easier.   HK 55 Carpentry Saw Tired of hauling your material to a

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Protect & Maintain your wood deck with Penofin Products

April 14, 2016
deck building tips

You built that gorgeous wood deck; now how do you protect it and maintain it so it stays beautiful for years to come?  The secret is the wood preparation and staining process.  Screw down any loose boards or replace broken boards. Inspect your railings to make sure that nothing has come loose over the winter that

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Decorating with Shiplap

February 17, 2016

Have you been following the HGTV show Fixer Upper?  If so, you know they LOVE shiplap.  This traditional rough sawn paneling is a great way to add rustic charm. Shiplap is often associated with a farmhouse or cottage look, but many decorators are flipping it and finding shiplap has a place in modern décor.  

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Coming March 1st, the Festool Vac Sys Clamping System

February 11, 2016

You may not have realized you needed this, but you do! Work more efficiently and comfortably with the new VAC SYS System. With proven vacuum-based suction clamping, the VAC SYS provides a highly effective and ergonomic work platform for nearly any project. Effectively clamp material or a workpiece for effortless machining and finishing while protecting

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Vastly Improve Your Jobsite's Efficiency With a Festool Multifunction Table

June 22, 2015

When it comes to investing in a stable workbench, you won’t want to skimp on quality. A good workbench will help provide precision, efficiency and quality. According to a recent review by Robert Robilard, the Festool MFT/3 Multifunction Table meets all of these requirements. The Festool MFT/3 has a lot going for it. It’s incredibly

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Tips for Finishing a Dense Tropical Hardwood Deck

June 3, 2015

Using dense wood is a great idea for building a hardwood deck, since it will help make it more durable and resistant to insects and rot outdoors. Unfortunately, denser wood does tend to make the deck difficult to finish properly. This is because dense wood often has a closed grain and is naturally oily. The following

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