Bear Creek Lumber

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Timber Products

Bear Creek Lumber sells timbers, in many species of lumber. All timber product options are available in a variety of grades ranging from vertical grain clear to utility. BCL can offer any size timbers you may need. 3" to 36" in thickness / width and 50' in length. Western Red Cedar, Alaskan Yellow Cedar, Douglas Fir / Larch, Pine / Spruce, Hemlock , and California Redwood, are the most commonly used species of wood for timber applications.

When ordering timbers it is important to know if you need timbers that are Free of Heart Center or if Boxed Heart material will suffice.  Timbers that are Free of Heart Center will be less prone to twist, seaoning check and warping.

 

 

COMMON TIMBER SIZES:

4X4 4X6 4X8 4X10 4X12
6X6 6X8 6X10 6X12
8X8 8X10 8X12
10X10 10X12
12X12

 

 

COMMON TIMBER GRADES:

# 2 CLEAR
# 4 CLEAR
D CLEAR
SELECT TIGHT KNOT / APPEARANCE KNOTTY
# 2 & BETTER
STANDARD & BETTER
UTILITY

 

 

COMMON TIMBER FINISHES:

ROUGH CUT
ROUGH SAWN
SURFACED FOUR SIDES
HAND HEWN

 

 

COMMON TIMBER SPECIES:

WESTERN RED CEDAR
ALASKAN YELLOW CEDAR
PORT ORFORD CEDAR
REDWOOD
DOUGLAS FIR / LARCH

 

Western Red Cedar

western red cedar timbers iconWestern Red Cedar gallery. Except in the case of such items as factory lumber, material supplied in accordance with these rules is not intended to be suitable for remanufacturing to smaller sizes

Port Orford Cedar

port orford cedar iconPOC timbers gallery. Characteristics permitted and limitations for rough lumber are the same as those for dressed lumber of like kind and grade. In addition, such characteristics which are likely to disappear in dressing rough lumber to standard sizes are allowed.

Alaskan Yellow Cedar

Ipe decking imagesVisit our Yellow Cedar picture gallery. The grade of lumber as determined by the inspector applies to the size, form, condition, or degree of seasoning at the time of original inspection; any subsequent change in the lumber must be disregarded in determining the original grade.

Douglas Fir

Douglas fir imagesDouglas Fir picture gallery. The board measurement of dry lumber, rough or dressed, is based on the corresponding nominal dimensions of rough unseasoned lumber.

California Redwood

california redwood post and beam imagesRedwood suitable for exposed but not structural application. this specie is prized for coloration as well as longevity.

Recycled Douglas Fir

recycled douglas fir imagesRecycled and reclaimed Fir. Former structures constructed from the first trees of this continent are quite a treasure to behold. Makes a cool floor as well as seasoned columns. Expect some shake and fall down if recovering a smaller size from large timbers.



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