There are over 35 species of spruce trees throughout the world making it a popular and easily accessible wood for construction. Spruce wood use may range from wooden crate construction to indoor construction use in housing or furniture projects.
White pine wood is a popular choice for many construction projects from crafts to home construction. Pine wood is inexpensive, readily available, ranges from clear to knotty, and is a favorite choice for cabinetry, woodworking projects of all types and furniture.
Cedar has the quality of density and lightweight to make it an excellent choice in construction. Cedar is resistant to decay and the aromatic oil wards off insects and makes this an excellent choice for closets and other wall coverings.
Fir, especial Douglas fir accounts for one fourth of all lumber produced and used in North America. Douglas fir is used in lumber, plywood, house logs and posts, as well as firewood and fencing. Douglas fir trees are also a popular choice for Christmas trees.
Recent changes in the US treating standards now require Ground-Contact treated wood for most end use applications, which has two times the preservative level as Above-Ground treated wood products. Ground-Contact treated wood is available at Arab Lumber in most of our dimensional lumber and timber products.