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Purchasing Process

One of our biggest questions that we have gotten since we opened our doors in 1965 is: “Do you guys sell to the public?”  And that answer, since 1965, has always been: “Of Course!” Our team loves to visit with customers, and we pride ourselves on giving them not only the materials, but the advice …

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Building Materials: The Layers of a Pergola

When you’re building and designing a pergola, it’s easy to get lost in the nomenclature of certain layers, which can cause costly mistakes.  That’s why, whenever we work with a new customer, we like to address the names of each layer as a means of making sure we’re on the same page. The Posts (typically …

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Building Materials: The Benefits of Bacon Board

When you have a blanket or garment that is meant to last as long as you do, storage plans can be a little tricky.   Keeping the moths, silverfish, and other elements away from your possessions is a constant battle, as those little boogers work hard to ruin your heirlooms.   Luckily, not all is lost!  …

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Product Showcase: Camo Collated Driver and Deck Clips

When installing composite deck boards, the measurements and placement can become quite tedious.  Making sure your spacing between each board can be tiresome and time consuming, and creates several opportunities for human error.  Camo Fasteners has created a solution to these problems, saving you a load of heart (and back) ache with their camo drive …

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Building Materials: Douglas Fir vs Western Red Cedar

Building Materials: Douglas Fir vs Western Red Cedar

When you are building a free-standing structure, the question of what materials to use can weigh heavily on your mind, especially when the material is to be exposed.  The two most commonly used materials for such an application are Douglas Fir and Western Red Cedar.  Both are typically viable options, but they both have qualities …

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Re-Staining Western Red Cedar

When it comes to enriching the color of your lumber for the longest amount of time, there is only one brand we trust:  Sikkens Proluxe SRD Stain.  It’s one coat stain and seal formula simplify the application process, and the oil-based stain absorbs into the cedar, prolonging the life of its color.  However, with the …

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Product Showcase: Railing Balusters

Let’s talk about railing balusters. There are a few ways to go about installing your balusters between your top and bottom rail. The first is to use wooden dowels:  You mark the top and bottom rail at the appropriate spacing, then drill your holes to the size of the dowel at each mark.  Then you …

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