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Beetle Kill Pine Cabin Grade Sale!

Beetle kill blue pine

Now available – Beetle Kill Pine Cabin Grade – $1.99 per sq.ft. + shipping These boards have been pulled out from our pre-finished 99% usable grade due to their defects. Click here for delivered pricing to your project Possible defects include: knot holes splits cracks skip planing other visual oddities Details: 200 sq.ft. minimum order […]

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Inventory Reduction Sale – Limited Time Only

For a limited time only we are offering our circular sawn unfinished Douglas Fir Flooring at $2.95 + shipping. Available in either full sawn rough, or skip planed. Specs: MINIMUM ORDER – 200 sq.ft. SURFACES – Floors, walls & ceilings SPECIES – Salvaged and sustainably certified Douglas Fir STABILITY – Fine grain averaging 15 growth […]

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Editorial: Forest Service mulls change in fire tactics

Source: Gazette Times With wildfires continuing to burn throughout the West, we were intrigued by a recent interview with the interim head of the U.S. Forest Service in which she talked about the need to push her agency toward a more science-based approach toward fire suppression. It’s potentially a big change for the Forest Service, […]

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Historic California Wildfires Ignite Blame Game

Source: Multi Briefs by Michelle R. Matisons You already know there are some serious wildfires burning in California and the west. So what’s new? What’s new is that the Mendocino Complex fire is now the largest in California history. This fire is so large that one astronaut on the International Space Station — 250 miles above […]

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Annual report summarizes forest health across U.S.

The State of the Nation’s Forests Source: USDA Forests are constantly changing with weather, disturbance, and conversion to other land uses, but how do we know if year-to-year changes are just a one-off or part of a larger shift? Annual summaries of forest health are key to our understanding, say the editors and authors that […]

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Video: Skiplap Wall Cladding – Cabin Color

Had a few comments on a video we posted asking to see our Skiplap Cabin color a little closer. Here’s some more information and short video. SURFACES – Walls & ceilings SPECIES – Salvaged and sustainably certified Douglas Fir & Beetle Kill Pine GRADE QUALITY – 99% usable STABILITY – Fine grain averaging 15 growth […]

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On the Front Lines of America’s War on Fire

Source: Mens Journal by Kyle Dickman On a cool morning last November, Tirso Rojas, a lifelong firefighterOpens a New Window. turned disaster-cleanup specialist, parked his Chevy Silverado pickupOpens a New Window. among a cluster of burned houses in the charred foothills surrounding Santa Rosa, CaliforniaOpens a New Window.. A man in a hard hat and a Day-Glo vest sat smoking […]

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Video: Hand Scraped Beetle Kill Pine Flooring

One of the most unique and eco-friendly floors in the world, Hand Scraped Beetle Kill Pine Flooring. Check out our hand scraped Beetle Kill Pine! Produced from salvaged trees decimated by the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic, hand scraped, available both unfinished or prefinished. Pine has been used for wood flooring for hundreds of years, however […]

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Old-growth is great, but here’s why we need new-growth forests, too

Source: All About Birds By Scott Weidensaul If there’s been a central, unques­tioned tenet of bird conserva­tion in the past quarter-centu­ry, it’s been the absolute importance of large, intact tracts of mature woodland. As populations of species such as Wood Thrush, which evolved to nest deep in the interior of mature woodlands, have continued to fall for […]

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Video: How our Beetle Kill Pine products have evolved over time

The Mountain Pine Beetle has decimated millions of acres of Pine trees in Western North America. As these trees stand dead in the forest they start to dry out, rot, crack, and split. Salvaging and producing long lengths, wide dimensions, and large timbers used to be a commonality, however as these trees continue to degrade […]

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