Go Big with Redwood: Elevate Your Design and Build Game!
Looking to make a bold statement with your next design or build project? Look no further than redwood! This softwood, native to California, has been used in construction for generations. With its stunning natural beauty, durability, and versatility, redwood is the perfect choice for those who want to create something truly remarkable. Whether you're building a new deck, creating a unique piece of furniture, or designing a breathtaking landscape, redwood has the qualities you need to bring your vision to life. Its rich color and distinctive grain patterns add character and warmth to any project, while its strength and resistance to decay and insects make it a smart investment for the long term. Here's more nitty gritty about why you should consider incorporating redwood into your next project:
Durability: Redwood is an incredibly durable material whose heartwood is resistant to rot, decay, and insects. This makes it a great choice for high-traffic areas, like floors and walls, as it can withstand years of wear and tear. Redwood also has a natural resistance to moisture, which makes it ideal for use in bathrooms and kitchens.
Redwood has a high strength-to-weight ratio, which means that it’s strong and lightweight at the same time. This makes it an ideal choice for applications where strength and durability are important, such as in framing, support beams, and other structural components. Ask us about our special HEART CENTER REDWOOD BEAMS that are stronger for timber frames. Out of the Woods is a favorite among the builders as we handle all of our wood carefully, picking it up either by hand with gloves or with straps and without metal.
Redwood is also known for its stability and dimensional consistency. It has a low shrinkage rate, so it is less likely to split, warp, cup or check and will last longer than other woods.
Beauty: Redwood's warm, reddish-brown color and distinctive grain patterns make it a stunningly beautiful material that can add richness and warmth to any space. From flooring and paneling to furniture and cabinetry, redwood's unique character and beauty make it a popular choice.
Versatility: One of the best things about redwood is its versatility. It can be sawn, planed, and sanded to create a wide range of textures and finishes, from smooth and glossy to rustic and rough-hewn. Redwood also holds paints and stains well. It can be stained or painted to match any color scheme, making it an incredibly versatile material for any project.
Sustainability: Redwood is a sustainable material that is harvested from carefully managed forests. Redwood trees grow quickly and can be harvested in a way that promotes healthy forest ecosystems. Additionally, because redwood is a long-lasting material, it can help reduce waste and conserve resources by reducing the need for frequent replacements.
Low-Maintenance: Redwood is a low-maintenance material that requires minimal upkeep. It can be easily cleaned with soap and water and doesn't require any special treatments or coatings to maintain its beauty and durability. This makes redwood a practical choice for any project, whether you're building a new home or renovating an existing space.
So why settle for ordinary materials when you can go big with redwood? From classic to contemporary, rustic to refined, there's no limit to what you can achieve with this exceptional wood.
Old Growth Redwood
We have a limited stock of old growth redwood from trees felled or left on the ground long ago. Old growth redwood is the most resilient to rot, insects and fire, and is the most premium heartwood available. Contact us for more information.
We can produce all grades of redwood lumber products, in both architectural and garden grades, each with its unique characteristics and properties.
Clear all heart redwood is the highest grade of redwood lumber, free of knots and other imperfections, and contains no sapwood, making it the ideal choice for wood on soil that needs protection from decay and bugs. For applications above ground, sapwood can be used in various grades that suit your budget and aesthetics. A mixture of heartwood and sapwood can provide diverse looks and natural beauty.
We have completed many projects for virtually every application, including artistic monolithic redwood benches. Share your redwood vision with us because we love unique ideas and engineering challenges to help you create something truly extraordinary!