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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Tips for Choosing the Best Wood for Your Project

October 19, 2012

Maybe it’s a simple deck project or something more intricate like a piece of custom furniture. No matter what the project, always begin with the best pieces of wood. Here’s what to consider:  Defects in wood aren’t always bad. Just make sure they are from nature and not caused by abuse, insects, or chemicals. Many

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The Best Rot-Resistant Woods for Outdoor Projects

July 6, 2011

Whether you are building a sandbox for a child, a compost bin for a garden, a bench for a patio, or an entire deck, the wood needs to be carefully selected. An outdoor project requires strong, durable wood that resists rotting as much as possible. Here is a quick guide to the types of woods that

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Introducing Duralife Siesta Hardwood Blends Decking

April 20, 2011

Do you want the look of tropical hardwoods, but the low maintenance of a composite deck?  Gaf has the solution for you!   DuraLife’s New Hardwood Decking boards offer the beauty of finished tropical hardwood. They come in four natural, easy- to-maintain earth tones, Brazilian Cherry, Garapa Gray, Golden Teak, and Tropical Walnut. The Siesta

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Mill Production of a Custom Cut Timber

September 21, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWJbyuRjm3I[/youtube] Putting a decorative end detail on a beam to customize your project is a specialty at Schutte Lumber Company. Our craftsman at our on-site mill can take your template and cut the timber to your specifications. To see how the process works you can view our  video (above) of a recent 6×12 20-foot long smooth cedar

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Building a Deck – Think Redwood

August 5, 2010

Redwood decks have long been prized for their beauty, but did you know they are an environmentally sound choice for decking material? According to the California Redwood Association “Roughly 90 percent of product-producing redwood forests are certified sustainable under FSC or SFI, and all redwood products come from California. When you choose redwood, you’re choosing

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Exterior Fire-X Lumber and Plywood

July 27, 2010

is pressure-impregnated fire-retardant lumber and plywood that provides tested fire protection for applications directly exposed to the weather or high humidity, outdoors as well as indoors.  It can be used in many applications such as decks, balconies, siding, trim and many more.   It can be used in the much the same way as untreated

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Finishing Touches for Your Deck

June 2, 2010

Whether you have constructed a brand new deck or are looking at rehabbing an older deck, do not overlook the finishing touches that can make your deck stand apart.  There are many different options available from railing to post caps to decorative lighting. Post Caps come in many different varieties and can add a lot

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Now in Stock – Heavy Duty Cedar Lattice

May 26, 2010

Back in stock for the season! 4×8-7/8″ Cedar Lattice in both privacy and garden


Using Ipe as Decking

April 22, 2010

When looking at the many choices homeowners have in materials for their new deck, Ipe is often overlooked because of price.  It would be a shame to miss out on this beautiful, durable wood however. Ipe is a dark brown wood which will fade to a silver gray if left untreated. Rated as one of

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