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How 2x4 Studs are Made

Take a tour of the Douglas County Forest Products sawmill to see how a log is transformed into framing lumber. More

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A Trip to the Lumberyard

A primer on lumber grading, the key to selecting the right softwood dimensional... More

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Builders Urge President Biden to Help Ease High Lumber Prices

The NAHB says that soaring lumber prices are pricing out millions of buyers and impeding the sector from moving the economy forward. More

Making a Memorable Redwood Arbor

The project is highlighted by a curved glulam that was milled and assembled on site. More

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How Big are the Biggest Big Box Stores?

Bigger than you think. Three simple charts show how Home Depot stomps Lowe’s and... More

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October Letters

Installing kitchen cabinets in plane, misclassifying workers, Lowe's lumber-sizing lawsuit More

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US Mega-Builders Hold Mineral Rights Under New Homes

A Reuters special report says production builders in dozens of states are “hoarding” the rights to oil, gas, and other mineral resources in the ground under the new homes they sell — often without the knowledge of home buyers. More

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