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).
A few weeks ago we blogged about structural hem fir or log cabin siding, a beautiful exterior application that creates a rustic look. As anyone who has brought home a Douglas fir Christmas tree knows, there is something so nostalgic about the fragrant wood. In addition to log cabin siding, Schutte Lumber has other Douglas