Hemlock is native to North America and is known for it’s fine texture, straight grain, and stiffness. Its color darkens only slightly with age and can be painted or stained.
Extira is a paint grade, non-structural, engineered wood product suitable for many environments. It is designed to resist damage from moisture, rot and insects. It is solid, dimensionally stable, free of knots or voids and resists checking, splitting and cracking. Extira cannot be stained.
Radiata Pine is native to California and is farmed extensively. It’s natural color is pale yellow-brown and is generally straight grained. Compared to other pines, there is little contrast in the appearance of growth rings, contributing to its even and uniform texture.
Spanish Cedar is a close relative of and resembles Honduras Mahogany. Its coloration is light red or pinkish orange with a straight, but wavy, grain. The wood has a moderately coarse texture. Its insect repelling resin adds to its durability but must be covered with tannin blockers prior to finishing.
Versatex is bright white cellular PVC that features the craftsmanship of wood without the moisture problems. It does not require painting or sealing and does not swell or rot. Its dense cell structure produces smoother edges, improved paint acceptance, less yellowing under sunlight and fewer dents and scuffs.
Western Red Cedar
Western Red Cedar is an American wood with a soft red-brown color and a tight, straight grain with few knots. It can be finished to a smooth, silky surface with little effort. Lightest in weight, it is valued for its distinct appearance, aroma, and its high natural resistance to decay.