Wood of the Month: Fir

Fir is an affordable softwood often used in residential construction, light commercial construction, woodworking and other applications.

Douglas fir
Douglas fir image via Wikipedia


  • Douglas fir is used extensively in the construction industry for structural applications that are required to withstand high loads. Douglasfir is dimensionally stable and holds nails well. Douglas fir is one of the few breeds available in large sizes from managed timberland.It is also famous as a Christmas tree option.



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