Douglas Fir

Description

      Douglas Fir is regarded for its distinctive natural attributes; incredible strength, durability, and beauty. It is one of the strongest and most durable softwood available. It is golden-orange in color and known for its quality and range of grades and characteristics, including its exceptionally straight and fine-grained fiber. Due to the excellent strength-to-weight ratio DF is ideal for a wide variety of usage from decorative doors and windows to a wide range of commercial and industrial applications, including framing and structural timbers. Designers, architects, contractors and consumers choose Douglas Fir products when they want the best in structural ability and a clear, tight, straight grain. Douglas Fir products are also excellent for applications where a fine, knotty material is required. Boro Sawmill & Timber Company can manufacture a wide range of sizes, shapes, and patterns to meet your need. We offer lengths from 6 to 60 feet (2 to 18m), sizes that are up to 40'' x 40'', diameters that range from 15 to 74 inches (38 to 190 cm), and we also do custom milling of specialty timber. Douglas Fir is very stable dimensionally with superior nail-holding capability. Doug Fir's superb ability to resist high wind, storm and earthquakes makes it a perfect choice for a wide variety of structural work. 

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​Common Uses

  • Veneer, plywood, and structural/construction lumber

 

Technical Specifications 

 

*Source: The Wood Database; https://www.wood-database.com/