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Lumber & Wood

Wide range of sizes, grades & longer lengths

For the contractor, professional builder and do-it-yourselfer we have an extensive inventory of lumber and wood products available in a wide range of sizes, grades and longer-lengths at competitive prices.

We carry Douglas Fir framing lumber, Doug Fir S-Dry framing lumber, engineered LVL, PSL, LSL and I-Joist, pressure treated lumber, Redwood lumber, and Redwood and Cedar fencing.

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  • Douglas Fir Framing Lumber
  • S-DRY Framing Lumber
  • LVL, PSL, LSL, I-joist
    Engineered Wood
  • Pressure Treated Lumber
  • Redwood Lumber
  • Cedar & Redwood Fencing
Douglas Fir framing lumber shown in a range of sizes from 2x4 studs through 2x12

Doug Fir Framing Lumber

We carry a complete inventory of Douglas Fir framing lumber in common sizes and grades, as well as long-lengths to meet any of your building requirements. With excellent strength to weight ratio, Douglas Fir lumber is dimensionally stable with superior nail-holding capabilities and is used primarily for wood frame construction. Applications include studs, joists, headers and rafters.

Bundles of 2x4 and 2x6 Doug Fir framing lumber stacked six high in the lumber yard at Economy
Douglas Fir Framing Lumber
Size Length
1x4, 1x6 16', 20'
2x4 8', 10', 12', 14', 16'. 18', 20'
2x6 to 2x12 8', 10', 12', 14', 16', 18', 20', 22', 24'
2x14 8', 10', 12', 16', 20', 24'
3x4, 3x6 8', 10', 12', 16', 20'
3x8, 3x12 Special order
4x4 to 4x12 8', 10', 12', 14', 16', 18', 20', (some to 24')
4x14 8', 10', 12', 16', 20', 24'
6x6 to 6x12 8', 10', 12', 14', 16', 18', 20'

Common sizes and grades are also available kiln dried.
FSC® Certified framing lumber available.

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S-DRY Framing Lumber

If your building project requires framing lumber that is 19% moisture content, we can help. Surfaced dry (S-DRY) is lumber that has an average moisture content of 19% when surfaced at the mill. Sometimes dryer lumber tends to integrate better with the existing lumber found when remodeling. Applications include studs, joists, headers and rafters.

Western Wood Products Association softwood lumber grade stamp for Select S-DRY Douglas Fir lumber
Douglas Fir S-DRY Framing Lumber
Type Size Length
S-DRY #1 Select 2x4 to 2x12 Various lengths
S-DRY #1 Select 3x4, 3x6 8', 10', 12'
S-DRY #1 Select 4x4, 4x6 8', 10', 12'
S-DRY #1 Select 6x6 8', 10', 12'

Longer lengths available via Special Order.
S-DRY = Surfaced Dry
#1 Select = Select Structural No. 1

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Centrally located in the East Bay, we deliver lumber and building materials to Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.

Engineered

Wood

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Engineered wood is used for the header in this wood frame construction project

LVL, PSL, LSL, I-Joist

We carry the most common engineered wood products used in framing in a range of sizes and lengths for the professional builder. A stronger and more sustainable green alternative to sawn lumber, engineered wood is made from smaller trees that are not necessarily straight.

Crafted by layering wood veneers, wood strands or wood chips with moisture resistant adhesives and assembled into blocks of material called billets. Each billet is then resawn into specific sizes that are solid, uniform, highly predictable and virtually free from warping, splitting and shrinking.

Engineered wood including I-Joist, laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and parallel strand lumber (PSL)

LVL / PSL / LSL / I-Joist

Engineered wood is available in lengths beyond conventional lumber and our inventory includes LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber), PSL (Parallel Strand Lumber) for beams and headers, and LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber) for a wide range of applications including studs, beams, rimboard, millwork and garage door headers.

I-joists are ideal for long spans and are used in residential floor and roof framing. They are available in a full range of sizes and lengths to accommodate your every need with deliveries almost every day.

Engineered wood products not only yield superior performance, they also make better use of our forest resources.
Engineered wood is arranged on lumber racks by type and size in our lumber yard
LVL - Laminated Veneer Lumber
Size Length
1-3/4x7-1/4, 1-3/4x9-1/2
1-3/4x11-7/8, 1-3/4x14
8',10', 12', 16', 20', 24'
 
3-1/2x9-1/2, 3-1/2x11-7/8 8',10', 12', 16', 20', 24'
5-1/4x9-1/2, 5-1/4x11-7/8 8',10', 12', 16', 20', 24'

Larger sizes/longer lengths or custom sizes via Special Order.

PSL - Parallel Strand Lumber
Size Length
3-1/2x9-1/2, 3-1/2x11-7/8, 3-1/2x14 16', 20', 24'
5-1/4x9-1/2, 5-1/4x11-7/8, 5-1/4x14 16', 20', 24'

Larger sizes/longer lengths or custom sizes via Special Order.

LSL - Laminated Strand Lumber
Size Length
1-3/4x9-1/2, 1-3/4x11-7/8, 1-3/4x 14 16'

Larger sizes/longer lengths or custom sizes via Special Order.

I-Joists
Full inventory available via Special Order  

Special Order deliveries on M, W, F.

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If you have a project that needs custom sourcing, look no further. Our contractor sales team is here and ready to help with your projects needs, from product sourcing to job site delivery.

An assortment of pressure treated lumber in a range of sizes from 2x4 to 2x12 in browntone

Pressure Treated Lumber

Pressure treated lumber is the builder’s choice when the lumber is exposed to the rigors of mother nature, moisture and/or contact with the soil. Structural grade Douglas Fir is pressure treated with Preserve CA-C, a treatment developed to provide long-term protection from wood boring insect attack and fungal decay. Applications include foundations, decks, fences and landscaping.

Allweather Wood pressure treated 2x6 lumber
Pressure Treated Lumber
Size Length
2x4, 2x8 to 2x12 8', 10', 12', 16', 20'
2x6 8', 10', 12', 14', 16', 18', 20'
3x4 to 3x12 8', 10', 12', 16', 20'
4x4 to 4x12 8', 10', 12', 16', 20
6x6 to 6x12 8', 10', 12', 16', 20'
6x8 8' Treated Hem-Fir (HF) Landscape Timber
8x8 12’, 16’, 20’

Custom orders or larger sizes available via Special Order.
Preserve CA-C is seen as a ”greener“ preservative and a more sustainable option than previous wood preservatives.
Pressure treated lumber is dyed brown.

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The right fasteners for pressure treated wood

Hot-dipped galvanized lag bolt, bearing plate and Simpson Strong-Tie angle connector with ZMAX

When choosing fasteners for pressure treated lumber you need to consider hardware corrosion. Moisture triggers the release of copper ions in ACQ-treated or Preserve CA-C treated wood which in turn gets into the metal hardware and creates a galvanic reaction, causing the metal to corrode.

Hot-dipped galvanized (HDG) should be the minimum level you should use and avoid electroplated all together. Use only the dull gray, crusty stuff — HDG or MG. And if your project requires a more bulletproof path or you are building in coastal areas, then use Stainless Steel (SS).

We carry HDG fasteners and Simpson Strong-Tie connectors with ZMAX® finish to provide corrosion protection with pressure treated lumber. Talk to our hardware experts and we’ll show you what to use.

All of our lumber is sourced from sustainable forestland, graded at the mills and delivered to us through a network of suppliers with whom we have very long standing relationships.
Assortment of Redwood lumber in a range of sizes from 2x4 and 2x6 decking to 2x12 rough-sawn

Redwood Lumber

The structural integrity of Redwood lumber makes it the perfect choice for landscaping and outdoor construction projects. Naturally durable, Redwood is resistant to insects, decay, water and even fire.

Our Redwood comes from sustainably harvested forestlands along Northern California’s coast and milled close to the source. This renewable resource has a biodegradable life cycle and can be recycled.

A multi-level Redwood deck with bench style seating and staircase all made from Redwood
Surfaced Redwood Lumber
Type Size Length
Construction Heart 2x4, 2x6
6x6
8' to 20'
8' to 20'
Select Heart 2x8, 2x12
4x6
8' to 20'
8' to 20'
Heart B 2x2 3', 4', 6', 8'
Heart B Decking 2x4, 2x6 8' to 20'
Heart B 4x4 8', 10', 12', 16' 20'

Larger sizes and timbers available via Special Order.

Rough-sawn Redwood
Type Size Length
Construction Heart 1x8, 1x12
2x4, 2x6, 2x8, 2x12
4x4, 4x6
6x6
8', 10', 12', 16', 20'
8', 10', 12', 16', 20'
8', 10', 12', 16', 20'
8', 10', 12', 16', 20'

Larger sizes and timbers available via Special Order.
Rough-sawn Redwood is resawn for a rustic appearance and is sized a little thicker and wider than surfaced lumber.
Redwood is sustainably harvested.

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Redwood fence posts, Redwood rough-sawn fence boards and Redwood lattice in diamond pattern

Redwood Fencing

Fences provide security, privacy, and a safe enclosure for pets and kids to play — they also make good neighbors. Let us help you with all your fencing needs.

We carry a selection of Redwood fencing in standard sizes and grades, pre-assembled Redwood fence panels and everything you need to build a fence, including heavy-duty Redwood lattice in square and diagonal patterns.

Redwood rough fence boards
Redwood Fencing
Type Length / Style
1x6 Redwood Con Hrt 5', 6'
1x8 Redwood Con Hrt 5', 6', 8'
6' with dog eared top
8' Fence Posts Redwood
Pressure Treated Fir
Heavy-duty Redwood Lattice
 
4x8 Panel
Diagonal or Square Pattern

Con Hrt = Construction Heart

Pre-assembled Redwood Fencing
Type Size
Redwood Fence Panel 8' long x 6' high

Redwood fence panel has 5' solid fencing with 1' privacy lattice.
Redwood is sustainably harvested.

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Railroad Ties
Type Size Length
Reclaimed Cresote Treated RR Ties 6x8 8'

A rustic look for garden and landscaping projects.

FSC® Certified Lumber

If you are building green or in need of LEED® credits we have FSC® certified lumber available via Special Order. From framing lumber to plywood, we have all the tools in place for FSC® chain-of-custody certification.

Really good prices and customer service!
Don›t hesitate to buy what you need here.
Awesome people!   ★★★★★   Alvaro A.

Vintage photograph of the first sawmill in Oakland located along the Palo Seco Creek
It was late 1849 when construction began on a stream-driven sawmill located along the Palo Seco Creek, just above Diamond Canyon in the Oakland hills.
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Lumber & Wood Catalog

Our Lumber & Wood Catalog is a handy, downloadable PDF that’s an easy reference guide to the type of Lumber and Wood we inventory, including the sizes and grades. We also list the common Building Materials we stock, the Window & Door Brands we carry and the Contractor Services we offer.

Lumber & Wood Catalog PDF
Economy Lumber Company
Lumber & Wood Catalog

8 pages / 3.3MB PDF

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We’ve been helping builders since 1935

Give us a call or send us an email and tell us what you need. We carry and can source a wide range of lumber and building materials geared for the professional.

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