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  1. Tips and Tricks for Common Rafter Framing

    Tips and Tricks for Common Rafter Framing

    This handy guide makes framing easy–and helps keep common mistakes at bay. 

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  2. Treated Lumber Series: A Guide to Pressure-Treated Lumber

    Treated Lumber Series: A Guide to Pressure-Treated Lumber

    Treating lumber is one of the best ways we can protect our most essential renewable resource. In this treated lumber series recap, we’re sharing our top four videos from the series.

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  3. The Future of Pressure-Treated Lumber

    The Future of Pressure-Treated Lumber

    Building green comes down to extending the lifespan of our materials so we can better preserve our natural resources. In this video, Dennis tells us about treated lumber’s place in eco-friendly construction and what the future holds.

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  4. How Long Does Pressure-Treated Lumber Last?

    How Long Does Pressure-Treated Lumber Last?

    The age-old question with pressure-treated lumber is: How long will it last? In today’s video, Dennis sheds light on that question.

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  5. Can You Burn Pressure-Treated Lumber?

    Can You Burn Pressure-Treated Lumber?

    Treated wood is an excellent resource that's designed to last; however, it comes with important do's and don'ts.

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  6. Cedar Series: A Guide To Western Red Cedar

    Cedar Series: A Guide To Western Red Cedar

    In this post, we recap the Cedar Series and share our top five episodes.

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  7. Can Pressure-Treated Lumber Be Exposed to Freshwater or Saltwater?

    Can Pressure-Treated Lumber Be Exposed to Freshwater or Saltwater?

    When considering using pressure-treated lumber in places where exposure to water is definite, it's important to take conditions into account. In this episode of our treated lumber series, Dennis McWhirter explains when and how treated lumber can be exposed to fresh- and saltwater.

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  8. The Challenges of Pressure-Treating Engineered Wood Products

    The Challenges of Pressure-Treating Engineered Wood Products

    Is pressure-treating engineered wood a good idea? In this installment of our Treated Lumber series, Dennis McWhirter shares his insights.

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  9. Is Arsenic Used in Pressure-Treated Lumber Today?

    Is Arsenic Used in Pressure-Treated Lumber Today?

    Dennis shares a bit of background on arsenic—and why it’s naturally present in treated lumber.

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  • About Dunn DIY

    Home is what you make it. It's a feeling. It's a place where you can settle in and live out the truest expression of yourseft. Your home is your canvas, your signature. It's not a place to be ordinary. You're not. And neither are the spaces where we live. They are inspired. They are unique. They are reflections of our dreams, hopes, and aspirations. This is your chance to transform that imagined future into a reality - with wood stain, wall paint, and nails. Here you can do it yourself. Here you can be elegant, but gritty, independent, but empowered. It is a place where you can inspire and be inspired, a place where you can make it yours.

  • Authors

    • Kirsten Dunn
      Kirsten Dunn
    • Todd Dermody
      Todd Dermody
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  • About Dunn contractor

    Dunn Lumber has been providing the greater Seattle area with expert service and quality materials for over 100 years. Over time, we've made long-lasting relationships with contractors and craftsmen.

  • Authors

    • Daniel Westbrock
      Daniel Westbrock
    • Jim Coshow
      Jim Coshow
    • Mike Dunn
      Mike Dunn
    • Katherine Coshow
      Katherine Coshow
    • Todd Dermody
      Todd Dermody
    • Special contributers
      Special Contributors