February, 17, 2021 — What is a Double-T Beam? Maybe you have seen these types of beams before. “I-shapes,” “box sections,” and many other wild shapes that are better versions of the square beam. Have you ever wondered why we make these shapes? What makes...

November 23, 2020 — Construction of the Chemeketa Agriculture Complex is underway and expecting to host classes in the winter term of 2021. The complex on the east side of the Chemeketa Community College campus will serve as an agriculture hub in the community. Chemeketa...

September 21, 2020 — Wood decay (rot) is a common concern, especially in Oregon. It is well known that wood must be protected before, during and after construction. We frequently communicate with building professionals who need to prevent decay in their projects. With so much...

August 25, 2020 — The Freres family recently went back to the classroom. More specifically, they visited the Freres Family Classroom in the new George W. Peavy Forest Science Center at Oregon State University. The Center opened  in 2020 following years of planning and construction....

June 24, 2019 — Engineered wood products have received a lot of attention lately. Being able to take a log, cut it, grade the individual pieces, then glue it up in a particular manner is what makes wood competitive with steel and concrete. When you...

March 4, 2019 — Freres Lumber’s Mass Plywood Panel (MPP) is an affordable mass timber product that is gaining worldwide acceptance as a safe, high performance, and environmentally sound building material. This veneer-based product can be produced up to 12-feet wide, 48-feet long, and 12-inches...

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