Teal-Jones Lumber Meets the Challenge of Moisture Management

Teal-Jones Lumber Meets the Challenge of Moisture Management

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When Teal-Jones Lumber, a member of the Teal-Jones Group, purchased Langdale Lumber in Antlers, Okla., in late 2014, it continued its parent company’s proud tradition of providing customers with top quality wood products. The Oklahoma mill manufactures dimensional Southern Yellow Pine lumber – used in a wide range of building applications because of its strength, […]

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In-Kiln Moisture Measurement System Cuts Energy Costs for Carl Diebold Lumber Company

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Founded in 1945 by Carl Diebold and located in Troutdale, Ore., the Carl Diebold Lumber Company (CDLC), a third-generation family business, processes mostly clear and higher grade lumber products that they don’t actually sell to customers. “We don’t have any product sales,” says Dave Smith, plant manager. “All this wood we’re processing belongs to somebody […]

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Rough & Ready Lumber: Trading on a Solid Reputation

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The Krauss family started up a new sawmill operation in Southern Oregon in 1922. “My grandparents started the company,” explained Jennifer Krauss Phillippi, the President of Rough & Ready Lumber. “My brother Joe and my husband and I operate it now.” have been a number of changes at the mill over the years. “We used […]

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Designer / Woodcrafter David Anderson Builds Designs from His Heart

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Some years ago, when David Anderson was a late adolescent trying to figure out what he was doing in college, he had one of life’s sudden “aha” moments. “I was an undergraduate thinking of teaching mathematics but the teacher I was observing was dreadfully uninspiring. I was encouraged to try something else,” he explains. He […]

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Milan Lumber Co.: Where Wagner Meters Fuels Success

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Located in Milan, New Hampshire, Milan Lumber Company provides lumber to wholesalers like Hancock Lumber and Hammond Lumber as well as to crate and pallet makers. “We also sell to private labels like Gerbing, which sells to Home Depot,” said Steve Halle, the mill manager. The mill also boasts an extensive log yard. “With 12 […]

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Top Bamboo Flooring Moisture Questions & Answers

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1. Are moisture meters accurate when measuring the moisture content of bamboo? Bamboo can cause problems for flooring installers when trying to calibrate moisture meters because bamboo does not have a uniform density. Pin meters have been known to work well on traditional bamboo if you insert the pins parallel to the grain of the […]

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The Challenges of Wood Flooring Installation in California

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We had the pleasure of speaking with Marc McCalla, owner of award-winning Craftsman Hardwood Floors, Inc. Marc is an experienced and recognized craftsman specializing in designing advanced installations with wood and stone flooring that are both durable and innovative. Marc received the prestigious “Best Member’s Residence Design Award” by the National Wood Flooring Association. In […]

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Frank Lumber Company: Finding a Profitable Niche

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Located in Mill City, Oregon, Frank Lumber Co., Inc. has a long history of manufacturing high-quality products. “Frank Lumber got its start in the late 1930’s on the North Fork of the Santiam River where my uncle, A.J. Frank, was in business,” explained Clement Frank, Quality Control Manager since 1989. “A.J. moved the company to […]

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BRIGHT WOOD CORPORATION: Exceptional Company, Exceptional Quality Control

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1960 was an eventful year in the United States. The laser was invented, Joseph Bellino won the Heisman Trophy, and a new company called Brightwood Corporation was started in an old three-walled lumber planer mill in Madras, Oregon with an $18,000 investment by Carl Peterson, Ken Stovall, and Jack Stockton. Innovation was an early watchword […]

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