Keep Your Lumber Safe in the Winter

January 19, 2015
lumberyard Kansas City

Making sure that you care for your lumber is very important, especially in the winter months. Extreme dry air is often followed by humid conditions that will ruin your wood if you don’t properly store it. The following are a few tips for storing your lumber in the winter: Lumber tends to absorb and release

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Wood Still Proven to be One of Greenest Building Materials

February 22, 2012

Lumber still leads the way in building materials, even in today’s greener building industry. According to a U.S. Forest Service study released at the end of last year, wood is still proven to be one of the greenest building materials. It has been scientifically proven to yield fewer greenhouse gases than the other common building

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Wood of the Month: Hard Maple

January 10, 2012

For the month of January, we are going to take a closer look at hard maple. This popular woodworking species grows in trees that average up to 90 feet tall with diameters of 20 to 30 inches. Similar to yellow birth, hard maple is a heavy, strong hardwood that resists shock and abrasion. Its natural

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