Build your dreams with Southern Yellow Pine (SYP)

SYP lumber is a plentiful, sustainably managed, highly workable wood product that caters to many practical home improvements—especially those designed for long lasting outdoor applications.

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Wood It’s Real

Generations of southern yellow pine lumber manufacturers are dedicated to the sustainability of the working forests and the future of wood products. Wood crafting is an art and time-honored tradition, and we will do our part to share the story and the knowledge of the wood products community.

Sustainably Grown & Sustainably Harvested

Southern Yellow Pine lasts longer and leaves a smaller footprint compared to untreated materials, which need to be replaced more often. Plus, millions of new trees are planted each year and every part of every tree gets used during harvest, leaving zero waste. So you can feel good about choosing Southern Yellow Pine.

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Pressure Treated Lumber for Gardens

Pressure-treated Southern Yellow Pine is a great choice for planters because it ensures your project will last for years. Best of all, it’s safe for growing food. See why.

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How to Install Decking Boards Properly

Compared to building the foundation, installing decking boards is much more fun because that’s what people will actually “see.” There’s just a few best practices to keep in mind.

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Ground Contact vs. Above Ground Material

Depending on your project, you may need Ground Contact, Above Ground, or a combination of the two for optimal protection. See what building material is right for your structure.

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Intro to Spans, Beams and Joists

Building your first deck? Or just need a refresher on how deck load capacity works. Don’t worry – we got you covered. Get the basics on substructure design and calculations.

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Porch Bed Swing: Plans & How-To Video

Imagine swinging in the warm breeze, head propped on a pillow and a cool glass of sweet tea in your hand. Learn how to make this daydream a reality.

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Decking 101: Stain vs. Paint vs. Seal

Want to protect your new deck’s original luster or restore an older deck? With the right building material and finishing product, you can achieve any desired look. See how.

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How to Build Your Own Fence Like a Pro

How to Build Your Own Fence Like a Pro

Courtesy of Westover Landscape Design – More landscaping ideas Best Practices for Constructing Southern Yellow Pine Enclosures Imagine a fence that not only defines your property but elevates it, blending unmatched strength with natural beauty….

Make Porching Your Happy Place All Year Long

Make Porching Your Happy Place All Year Long

Rain or Shine, these Covered Outdoor Living Spaces Inspire Good Times The allure of a covered porch is undeniable. Acting as a seamless extension of our homes, these porches offer an oasis to savor the outdoors, come rain or shine. Whether…

Live Your Best Life, Become a Lakeside Legend

Live Your Best Life, Become a Lakeside Legend

Decking Inspiration for Those Lazy Hazy Days of Summer at the Cabin Photo by Demitri Hernandez Whether your lake life is about peace and tranquility or lively family vacations, a beautifully crafted and environmentally friendly deck can elevate…

Greening Your Home – It’s Not Just a Decor Trend

Greening Your Home – It’s Not Just a Decor Trend

See How Eco-Friendly Upgrades with Southern Yellow Pine Can Increase Your Home’s Value. Photo courtesy of Georgia Lumber & Supply. Greening your home? Good idea! In today’s real estate market, the home improvement trend is clear: ‘green’ is…

Best Building Material for DIY Beginners

Best Building Material for DIY Beginners

Meet Your New Best Friend: Southern Yellow Pine Stepping into the do-it-yourself realm may seem daunting at first. But every journey begins with a first step. Most construction pros will tell you to start by selecting the right building material…