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What Causes Wood Rot?

Wood decay (rot) is a common concern, especially in Oregon. It is well known that wood must be protected...

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Freres Lumber September Market Report: Unanticipated Prices and Wood Product Shortages

September 14, 2020 — I do not think anyone could have predicted a surging wood products market after the...

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Freres Lumber August Market Update: High Wood Products Demand Isn’t Stopping

August 31, 2020 — The commodity lumber and panel markets continue to defy conventional wisdom as well as gravity....

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New OSU Peavy Hall Built with Mass Ply

The Freres family recently went back to the classroom. More specifically, they visited the Freres Family Classroom in the...

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Freres Lumber August Market Report: Dramatic Difference in Plywood Orders and Inventory

August 10, 2020 — It is amazing the difference that two months can make. Our markets are in a...

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Life Cycle Assessment for Mass Ply

August 3, 2020 — Freres’ newly released Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Mass Ply Panels , has shown exciting...

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Freres Lumber July Market Update: Increased Plywood Demand Continues

July 27, 2020 — The Western Plywood market continues its unrelenting march upward on prices, and outward on order...

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Freres Lumber July Market Report: Rebound in Plywood Demand After Shutdowns

July 13, 2020 — As states have opened after COVID-19 shutdowns, we have seen a rebound in plywood demand...

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And God Made a Logger

And on the eighth day, God looked down on the earth he had created and said, “I need an...

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