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Timberline Newsletter Is Back!

Welcome Back to the Timberline Blog! Timberline was first started as a monthly newsletter back in 1985 by Ela Bannick, who wrote it faithfully, every month, for 21 years. Each month, Ela would gather the latest in industry news, share what was happening in the Methow Valley and any special deals the lumberyard was offering. […]

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Once a month we publish unique content for our customers, partners and colleagues in the Lumber & Building Industries. Join our email list and stay up to date with insider tips, tricks and building strategies.

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Seasoning Checking

Seasoning checking is a natural part of wood shrinkage that occurs as the moisture in the wood cells dry.   Wood shrinks as the moisture decrease and swells when the moisture increases. Generally we run into seasoning checking being a problem in timbers, but it can affect board stock as well.  When we sell timbers […]

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New Project Photos

Originally posted on designarchitectureblog:
Photo by Gibeon Photography New project photos are available to view on Locati Architects’ website.  The home is the Snowdays Residence located in Big Sky, Montana, and features a contemporary-rustic design aesthetic.  The clients wanted a mountain home that steered away from the more traditional or “heavy” feel of decor that…

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Okanogan County Electric Co-op August 2013 Newsletter – Understanding Power Outages

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Proudly Displaying our Products at the Annual Methow Valley Tour of Homes

Annual Methow Valley Tour of Homes. Aug 10, 2013. Come take a tour of a unique selection of gorgeous Methow Valley homes. Many of the homes on this tour were built with Bear Creek Lumber wood products. Local builders have crafted these homes with our siding, decking, paneling trim, post & beam products and much […]

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Welcome to the new Bear Creek Lumber Blog

Welcome, our last blog was taken down in a technological disaster that was immediate and devastating. Our server crashed and we were left without a way to properly express ourselves via blogging. Now we are back and better than ever. Thank you for visiting and check back soon for more titillating updates. Next post coming […]

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