Featured Lumber Grades
Skeena Sawmills specializes in high-quality lumber made from Pacific coast hemlock (western hemlock), which is an excellent choice for a myriad of high-value applications because of its top-notch characteristics.
Strong and attractive with a straight, uniform grain, Pacific coast hemlock is free of resin, odorless when dry, and has excellent working properties. Its physical attributes and visual appeal make this wood the perfect choice for a variety of wood products, or even for remanufacturing. Pacific coast hemlock is used in a variety of joinery and finishing products because of its lustre, hardness, and uniform tone.
Hemlock’s ease of machining and finishing—not to mention its strength and stability—is why it’s one of British Columbia’s most popular products used for staircases, decorative front doors, and furniture. Because it is easy to treat, it is popular for treated wood applications and—when treated with fire retardant—for use in public buildings.
Our high-grade Pacific coast hemlock is excellent for end uses that demand superior performance and aesthetics. Here at Skeena Sawmills, we offer some of the best high-end grades in the lumber industry: