Shone Lumber is organized into specialty divisions, each focusing on a particular product line or service area. This structure allows us to give each part of our business the attention it deserves, ensuring a positive experience for our customers.
How to Saw Logs into Lumber
There are many different sawing methods and techniques to turn logs into lumber including live sawing, cant sawing, plain sawing, grade sawing, and quarter sawing. To get you started, here is an introductory course in sawing your logs to lumber. Live Sawing Live sawing, also known as slab sawing or through and through sawing, is when a log is sawn about halfway through on the opening face and then turned once to the opposite face for sawing until the log is finished. Although this can be...
How Do Aggregate Properties Affect My Ready-Mix Concrete?
The size and shape of concrete aggregate can change the properties of your ready-mix concrete product. Make sure you’re choosing the right kind for your project.
How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers
Renew an old concrete patio with decorative brick or concrete pavers. You don't have to remove the concrete. Here's how to do it quickly and easily.
Shedding Some Light: Shed Building Tips
If you find yourself reminiscing about the days when you could actually park your car in the garage, it may be time to build a shed. An outdoor shed is an attractive and convenient way to store things that accumulate and clutter up your garage or basement. Perhaps you just want a place to store your
Why Choose Wood Building Materials?
Environmental Benefits of Using Wood in Construction GO GREEN……..USE WOOD “One of the best ways to address climate change is to use more wood, not less. Every wood substitute – including steel, pl…
Windows and Doors Prices: How to Control Markup Costs
Learn more about how contractors figure markup costs for materials, and how you can control inflated windows and doors prices.
How to Choose the Right Siding Material for Your Midwest Home
Whether you’re a builder or a homeowner, siding material can be a tough choice. There are three primary factors to consider: The looks of the exterior …