What Factors Affect Hardwood Lumber Prices?

What Factors Affect Hardwood Lumber Prices?

  The price of hardwood lumber can vary based on many factors. The answer to a question that seems straight-forward (e.g., “how much is a board of ipe?”) actually depends on a number of variables, some of which we’ll go over here….

The Rise of Alder – A Wood Highlight of Alder Lumber

The Rise of Alder – A Wood Highlight of Alder Lumber

What is Alder? Only 20 years ago, no one had heard of this hardwood lumber from the Pacific Northwest called alder. These days, alder is a popular choice for many hardwood applications, with demand for alder lumber reflecting this new…

Wood Highlight: American Walnut

Wood Highlight: American Walnut

Walnut – A Timeless Hardwood Choice Walnut, a popular, widely available hardwood, has a straight grain and varies in color from a yellow sapwood to a rich, deep brown heartwood. Black Walnut, the most common variety, is grown in the…

The Splinter Wooden Supercar

The Splinter Wooden Supercar

Since the Essen Motor Show in December 2015, the wooden supercar known as “The Splinter” has been making news and creating quite the buzz. This special supercar debut was unlike any other… this supercar is made of wood. “The Splinter”…

Is Thermally Modified Hardwood Lumber Here To Stay?

Thermally modified hardwood may represent an up-and-coming contender to compete with treated wood and composite products. Thermally treated wood boasts advantages over both. The question remains whether this product will be adopted by…