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Which is Better for Garden Fencing: Cedar or Pine?

Cedar and Pine are among the most versatile options for any timber project. We’ll look at their main differences to help you choose for your garden fencing.

Posted on July 21st, 2021


The Best Species for Your Timber Fencing Project This Summer

Planning to start a fencing project this summer? We’ve got you covered. Here is Rustic Lumber’s quick guide to the best type of wood for building a premium and knockout timber fence this summer.  A good fence can provide a lot of benefits to your home. From providing privacy to adding a natural aesthetic touch […]

Posted on July 13th, 2021


The Best Wood Siding Options for Your Home

Wood is an all-time favorite siding option throughout the US. It’s the easiest way to add a natural, rustic character to your home that blends perfectly with lush greenery. It doesn’t only come with beautiful aesthetics. It’s also packed with natural qualities that make it extremely durable, even lasting for several decades. If you’re still […]

Posted on July 5th, 2021


The Best Cladding Profile for Your Dream Garden Shed

Garden sheds are beautiful pieces of small construction. While many consider it as mere storage for tools, a garden shed can become beautiful expressions of architecture. With a little more planning and decluttering, anybody can turn their garden sheds into enchanting living spaces for writing, craft, and play.  If you’re planning to build a garden […]

Posted on June 14th, 2021


What Makes Port Orford Cedar and Western Red Cedar The Top Choices for Decking Material

When looking for decking material for outdoor living spaces, Port Orford Cedar and Western Red Cedar are two of the finest choices.  Cedar has a reputation for durability, longevity, resistance to rot, and aromatic scent. While there are other options available for wood decking, Port Orford Cedar and Western Red Cedar are highly regarded by […]

Posted on June 1st, 2021


Ways to Make New Wood Look Old and Rustic

There’s something about aged wood that makes them so attractive. The unique character that comes with its distinctive patina, texture, and color can instantly create a warm and soft vibe in any space, making it homey and comfortable. Not only are old-growth wood attractive. They are also superior when it comes to durability and longevity […]

Posted on May 26th, 2021


Why Shiplap is A Must-Have Choice for Home Renovation

Shiplap is coming back to style again and for great reasons! It can be used in so many ways throughout the interior and exterior of your home giving it warmth, comfort, and a unique personality that will surely get you compliments from family and friends. If you’re looking to renovate your home, then you can’t […]

Posted on May 18th, 2021


Shou Sugi Ban for Modern Exterior and Interior Design

If you’re looking to replace old and traditional wood designs with something that’s more modern and stylish, then there’s one type of wood that really stands out. It’s the highly sought-after Shou Sugi Ban or Yakisugi which translates to ‘charred wood or burned wood’. Shou Sugi Ban is a popular design element for exterior and […]

Posted on May 14th, 2021


Cleaning and Care Tips for Outdoor Wood Furniture

Your outdoor space is an oasis of relaxation. And there is no better way to make it cozy and comfortable than placing beautiful pieces of outdoor wood furniture. The warm weather in the summer provides the perfect time to bring out those hibernating pieces of furniture outside your home. But before you drag them out, […]

Posted on May 8th, 2021


Live Edge Slab Showcase: The Finishing Touches

The conclusion of Rustic Lumber’s Live Edge Slab Showdown is imminent. Most of the contestants have finished or are placing the finishing touches. So their complete works will soon be assessed and ranked to determine the winner of this friendly competition. All in all, it has been a wonderful showcase of these artisans’ skills, talents […]

Posted on May 7th, 2021