Categories for Building Wood

DIY Projects Using Small Logs

October 26, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There are many ways to add to the beauty and allure of your home. Some of those ways also include DIY log building projects for those who have basic carpentry skills. Are you good with wood? Would you like to hear about small log DIY ideas? Then you will love these easy and beautiful log-building projects. DIY Log Building  There are many small log DIY projects that even the novice carpenter can complete without much effort or time. Here are a few of those ideas and a few wonderful ways to add a warm and rustic feel to your home... View Article

The Best Wood to Use for Building

May 6, 2020 5:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Wood frame construction for housing and other types of buildings remains common throughout the United States. Framing lumber is used for framing out walls, floor joists, roof trusses and headers. In general, framing lumber will be SPF (spruce/pine/fir) softwood, and here in Utah, you’ll have several choices of the best wood for building in that category: Heavy timber: This is any dimensional lumber larger than 4.5”, most commonly used for posts or beams, or in construction of timber frame homes. The larger dimensions of the wood allow it to support much heavier loads and spread out over longer spans. The... View Article