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August NewsThursday, Aug 10, 2017

What do politics and Mother Nature have in common?  They both mess with lumber pricing.  Over the past months I have been communicating the details of the Softwood…

Under Pressure - Ground Contact to Major TomTuesday, Mar 22, 2016

Billy Joel, Queen, David Bowie or UC4A? When the term Pressure Treated Lumber comes to mind I think of the chemical iterations this product has endured over the…

Wasted Away AgainThursday, Sep 17, 2015

If you had to describe a friend as “Wasted Away Again in Margaritaville”, or stranded in the Who’s “Teenage Wasteland”, or even that they “Wasted” years crying…

Secrets to Great BBQ & Building -- It's All in the wood.Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014

I guess secrecy has always been a part of great cooking. Does your mother-in-law's recipe really contain every ingredient and step needed to duplicate her home…

Wood Guaranteed Against Warp - Is that Possible?Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

So two studs go into a bar, . . . and a beautiful woman walks up to them and says "Hey big studs, I'm looking for somewood who will be straight and true, for I…

Well-Seasoned: Davis-Hawn Lumber Celebrates 90 Years of ServiceTuesday, Jun 18, 2013

June 20th marks Davis-Hawn Lumber Co.’s 90th anniversary. Steeped in Dallas’ history, Davis-Hawn is a story of perseverance, dependability and commitment. It was…

Remembering Those That Have Served Our CountryThursday, May 23, 2013

A few months ago, a young man named Jeffrey came by the yard looking for some hardwood lumber. Naturally he was directed to the mill. After a short conversation…

Award Winning Smoke'n Dave Takes 1st in Blues Bandits and BBQ in Oak CliffWednesday, Nov 14, 2012

On a crisp October Saturday, Oak Cliff's Bishop Arts hosted their annual Blues Bandits and BBQ which attracted 2000 neighbors and Dallasites and 23 "smokers"…