November 2020

NEWS & NOTES FROM BIG CREEK LUMBER

Tools, Tips and Information from our business to yours – Building better business together!


Wall Street Journal Article 

After the CZU Complex Fire burned through significant portions of Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties, the Wall Street Journal sent reporters and photographers to our sawmill near Davenport. On October 14th they ran a story about the resilience of Big Creek Lumber, its owners, employees and neighbors. The article can be viewed here:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/this-small-lumber-company-beat-back-a-blaze-rebuilding-is-a-bigger-battle-11602680400

As you probably know, our sawmill survived the fire and is now back in operation. This will result in better availability of redwood lumber.


Discount for CZU Fire Victims

Big Creek Lumber and some of our employees experienced first-hand the devastating effects of the recent wildfires. In an effort to assist any homeowner who suffered property loss as a result of the fires, we are offering contactor prices to these customers. Just contact your Big Creek Lumber sales person and explain your circumstances. We look forward to helping you with your rebuilding needs.


Kim Pfeiffer, Customer Service Representative, Credit Department, Watsonville

lady sitting at her desk with her mask onHow long have you worked at Big Creek? 1 year and 3 months.

What is your favorite part of working for Big Creek? Working with our wonderful employees and customers.

What’s your favorite product that we sell? Heartwood, it is beautiful!.

What do you like to do for fun? Spend time with my family, camping and helping my kids raise and show livestock.


Market Report

The green Douglas Fir market has been adjusting over the last Month with wide’s still being hard to source. Plywood has also started to adjust and products are easier to find. OSB market has remained stable over last month with little product available. Look for these markets to continue to correct over the month.


 

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