When architects and engineers look for the best in structural timber, their first choice is often Douglas Fir. It is universally recognized for its superior strength-to-weight ratio, excellent nail holding, and its fastening capability. Heavy timber made from Douglas Fir offer design versatility, natural beauty and structural integrity and have been used for more than 100 years for timber frame construction. The structural strength and visual appeal of these beams make them well suited for innovative, contemporary or traditional residential and commercial construction projects. Douglas Fir has an appealing golden-orange color which is enhanced by its remarkably straight and attractive grain.• Common applications include: structural support beams, headers, decorative rafters, stair systems, exposed posts, interior rafters, trusses and beams. • #1 or better, appearance grade• FOHC (free of heart center)• Finishes: S4S (surfaced on four sides) • Available in both KD (kiln dried) and Green• Available post sizes: 4”x4” to 4”x12”, 6”x6” to 6”x14”. Additional post sizes available by special order.
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