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Beetle Killed Pine Lumber With customers getting more environmentally conscious, our beetle kill pine lumber sales have more than doubled in the past few months. Some of our most recent projects have included accent timbers, mantles, and counter tops. Please keep submitting your finished photo’s so we can post them to the site. We can […]

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3 truck loads only – 1×8 Tongue and Groove, V-joint paneling, 10′-16′. 100% Montana beetle kill blue stain paneling. $580 per thousand board feet.  Approx 28,000 board feet per truck $.39 per lineal foot.  Approx 42,000 lineal feet per truck $.69 per square foot .  Approx 23,650 square feet per truck F.O.B our yard in […]

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If you missed it, here is a pretty cool interview with Governor Brian Schweitzer on the Late Show with David Letterman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=983bhGKa4H4

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Hand Scraped Flooring We are so excited about our new product line, true hand scraped Douglas Fir flooring. Like most of our products we don’t have any secrets, each board is meticulously hand scraped by Jaime and Michael. At Sustainable Lumber we hand craft every floor per order, nothing is mass produced. Unlike most other “hand […]

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A common use for our rough sawn Douglas Fir is corral boards and other applications on farms and ranches. Douglas Fir has the strongest strength to weight ratio of any wood in the world. Therefore it is very popular in ranching and farming communities. Our rough sawn Douglas Fir boards are available in 1×4 through […]

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When selecting Douglas Fir flooring, deciding between prefinished vs unfinished hardwood floors can be difficult. To start with, here are some basic definitions of what they each  are: Delivered raw, unfinished hardwood flooring is sanded, stained, and finished on site. Prefinished hardwood flooring has been manufactured and finished at the factory, so it does not […]

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A common question we get is why is your Douglas Fir Flooring different than other suppliers and how is it handcrafted? Well we don’t have many secrets here at Sustainable Lumber Co. we’re pretty transparent and I think that is very obvious to our customers. We’re not optimized and as efficient as our competitors, nor […]

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Our locally harvested Montana dead standing timber is distributed across the globe. We have consistently received feedback about the amazing stability of our products, especially in humid climates. This prompted us to take a closer look at our wood under a microscope. We contacted Oregon State University College of Forestry and asked them to do […]

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We at Sustainable Lumber Co. believe we have the finest Douglas Fir Flooring available. We know that sounds a bit arogant and we’re sorry, but here’s why: 100% of our Douglas Fir Flooring is sourced from either SFI Certified (Sustainable Forest Initiative) or salvaged dead standing timber. Our flooring is slowly custom kiln dried to […]

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We are very excited about our new Douglas Fir pre-finished Natural Living Series. Our Natural Living series is a pre-finished specially formulated Tung Oil Finish specifically designed for our Douglas Fir flooring. Finishing floors with Tung oil will provide years of enjoyment with very little maintenance for your busy lifestyle. Natural Living Series is handcrafted […]

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After numerous requests from our customers to start producing a circle sawn flooring, we are now proud to offer our new “Mill Cut” flooring line. Our Montana Mill Cut flooring is a traditional flooring product that has been popular out West for years. Flooring trends have changed in recent years from clear (no knots) flooring […]

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Picture compliments of: Flooring Service Group Atlanta Finding a good flooring installer is as important if not more than the floor itself. Rustic flooring continues to gain popularity, but is also a bit more challenging to finish and install. We’ll periodically recommend or endorse other companies, installers, and builders. If you live in the Atlanta […]

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After doing this for so long we sometimes forget to answer the most common questions.  A common question we get is, “so what exactly is dead standing timber“? Standing dead timber is a tree that has been killed in the forest by a naturally occuring event. The majority of standing dead timber in Montana is […]

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  Description: Douglas Fir has the highest strength to weight ratio of any wood species. Primarily found in the western US and Canada, Douglas Fir is frequently used for structural dimension lumber and for interior finish work in upper grades. Douglas Fir clears are renowned for their strength, durability, and ability to stand up to the […]

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Most of our customers know we live in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. What many don’t know is that a small little beetle (Mountain Pine Beetle) about the size of a grain of rice has killed millions of acres across Montana, the Western U.S. and Canada. So what happens to these trees? After the […]

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