Latest Lumber Stories

2013-08-30 23:25:43

US Lumber builds the Yardwalk mobile application using technology provided by the Social Foundry. The Yardwalk will enable field sales representatives to respond to customer requests on the spot versus waiting until they return to the office. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 US Lumber, a leading distributor of wood products, has selected the Social Foundry to help develop its mobile strategy. Using The SOAPbox, US Lumber has connected its legacy inventory system to Salesforce.com via a...

2013-08-30 23:22:36

Tulikivi soapstone fireplaces have suggestions on making sure you maximize every bit of energy and warmth your wood can generate. Juuka, Finland (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 While the final summer warmth is still here it won’t be long until the chill of autumn and winter will call for the cozy warmth of a fireplace. For wood heat lovers, it’s already time to make sure there’s plenty of wood to feed the fire all season long. With that thought top of mind, the experts at Tulikivi soapstone...

2013-08-27 23:29:24

Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a northwest Michigan home inspection company located in Traverse City, is pleased to announce that he is now certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) to inspect for Wood-Destroying Insects and Organisms. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC...

2013-07-12 23:17:54

The success of kilndrying.org was proven when the forum recently passed the 51,000 page view landmark. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Kilndrying.org was founded to provide lumber professionals with a forum for sharing technical and industry information in the area of lumber drying and kiln processes for primary forest product producers. Its success was proven when the forum recently passed the 51,000 page view landmark. The forum has proven to be a positive place for members to...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'