We select each type of wood to be used upon ascertaining a customer's specific requirements. We choose the milling process based on how the wood is going to be used. We then select the most appropriate saw milling plant. The custom cut will start only after we have come to an agreement with our customer on the estimated cost. You can leave shipping procedures, customs clearance, and other necessary support to us.
TREE SPECIES, FEATURES AND USE
Yellow Cedar is an evergreen conifer species in the genus Chamaecyparis in the Cupressaceae family. It has a distinctive fragrance and is highly rated by customers who esteem wood quality in much the same way that the Hinoki cypress is valued in Japan. Yellow cedar is used for a wide range of applications including as a material for interior finishes, as a building material for shrines, temples and other historical wooden buildings, for foundations, decks, wall panels, etc. Its sapwood is white while its heartwood is pale yellow. It has fine growth rings and a soft bark.
Sitka Spruce is an evergreen conifer species in the genus Picea in the Pinaceae family. Often reaching height of 60 metres, it is considered a giant among conifers. As it is light, supple with a soft surface and physically beautiful, it is used for a wide range of applications such as interior finish materials, fixtures, cores for glued lamination boards, material for musical instruments, and so forth. Sitka spruce generally ranges in color from white to pale amber.
Balsam is an evergreen conifer species in the genus Abies in the Pinaceae family. Balsam can be easily processed and dried, and has a high level of adhesiveness. It is mainly used as a general building material, for wooden boxes and frames, and in Japan is used for grave tablets and even culinary applications. There is no distinct border between its heartwood and sapwood and it is generally a pale yellow-white in color.
Hemlock is an evergreen conifer species in the genus Tsuga in the Pinaceae family. Hemlock is used as the main structural material for building Japanese houses. It is mainly used to create structural lumber such as foundations, sleepers, pillars, girders, floor joists and braces used in conventional construction methods. It is also used as a clear material, for closet construction, and in fixtures. Its sapwood is white while its heartwood is pale yellowish brown with a white tinge. It is clear-grained and is easily processed.
Douglas Fir is an evergreen conifer species in the genus Pseudotsuga in the Pinaceae family. With its high density, Douglas Fir has a heavy and hard wood for a conifer. Douglas fir is mainly used for beams, girders, interior furniture, decorative materials, flooring, door frames, window frames, stairs, terraces, etc. in conventional homes. Its sapwood is white while its heartwood is reddish orange to reddish brown.
Western Red Cedar
Western Red Cedar is an evergreen conifer species in the genus Thuja in the Cupressaceae family. It has excellent durability and water resistance, and it therefore ideal for lumber to be used outdoors. Main applications include deck members, fences, exterior wall materials, interior materials, outdoor furniture and structural members. Its sapwood is white and its heartwood is a mixture of reddish brown and yellowish brown, and therefore has a distinctive appearance.