We have two new products that could change your summer. Introducing LINX Pergola and STIX Timber from Wild Hog Products, the do-it-yourself pergola that you can assemble in an afternoon.

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Patio featuring the LINX Simplified Pergolia System and STIX Timbers
 

LINX Simplified Pergola System from Wild Hog Products

 
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LINX™ Simplified Pergola System

 

We have a new product just introduced from Wild Hog Products that we are really excited about. The LINX Simplified Pergola System is an easy to build pergola that uses modular high-grade steel tubing with precision welding for a strong, exacting fit on 4x4 or 6x6 wood posts.

 

The LINX system allows you to configure a pergola as large as you like with three connector combinations for beams and post. Accessories include sun screens and hammock.

 

Visit the LINX website to learn more

 

linxpergola.com

 
LINX Trifit 4x4 bracket
 

The Trifit is at the core of the LINX Pergola System

 

TRIFIT

 

Building your personal oasis is a snap with the Trifit connector. You can create a square or rectangular shaped pergola with just four brackets. Used at each corner of the pergola, they connect the posts with each beam.

 

The Trifit along with the Tetrafit and the Pentafit form the backbone of the LINX sytem. All brackets are powder coated for a long-lasting, durable finish and wood screws are included for assembly. Available in 4x4 or 6x6.

 
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LINX Pergolia System and STIX Timbers are used in this 12x12 pergolia
 

12'x12' LINX Simplified Pergola System and STIX Engineered Structural Timber

 

New Products for Summer

 
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End view of STIX Engineered Structural 6x6 Timber
 

STIX™ Engineered Structural Timber

 

Engineered structural timber from Wild Hog Products is the perfect combination to build your pergola from. Made from kiln-dried Western Red Cedar, STIX Timber is engineered to limit twisting, warping and splitting. The hollow core 6x6 timbers are easy to handle and build from, plus you can conceal the wiring for your pergola lights inside.

 

Tight grained, Western Red Cedar is naturally decay resistant and if left alone will turn to a silvery patina or you can stain or paint to any desired color. Structurally certified, STIX Engineered Structural Timber carries a 10 year warranty and is available in a 6x6 timber in 8', 10' and 12' lengths.

 

Visit the STIX website to learn more

 

stixtimber.com

 
 
Easy to install video
 

Easy to Assemble Pergolia

 

Just imagine how easy this pergola will be to construct, you can do it in an afternoon. Watch the Wild Hog Products installation video to see how. Now imagine yourself in the hammock with a beverage this weekend, a pretty sweet addition to the backyard.

 
Pergolia diagrams for Trifit, Tetrafit and Pentafit brackets
 
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Pencils for Oakland Schools
 

Back to school for our kids

 

Every school year we donate 20,000 pencils to the students of the Oakland Unified School District.

 
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If you were not paying attention, Marvin has reorganized their product line around one brand and three collections. Integrity is now part of the main product line featuring the Signature Collection, the Elevate Collection and the Essential Collection.

 
Marvin Signature Collection
 

Signature™ Collection

 

The Marvin Signature Collection features the Ultimate and Modern product lines and offers the broadest range of product types, sizes, configurations and design options. These windows and doors are beautiful and meet the highest level of architectural correctness with every detail thoughtfully considered.

 
Marvin Elevate Collection
 

Elevate™ Collection

 

The Marvin Elevate Collection features a rich warm wood interior and high-performance Ultrex® fiberglass exterior for superior strength, durability and low maintenance in any exposure or climate. Choose from carefully selected features and options that will enhance your home and hit a sweet spot between highly valued features and price. Previously known as Integrity Wood-Ultrex.

 
Marvin Essential Collection
 

Essential™ Collection

 

The Marvin Essential Collection features large daylight openings, clean site lines and a modern, contemporary feel with streamlined options — making it easier to achieve design goals in an extremely customizable and very reliable product. Made from virtually indestructible Ultrex® pultruded fiberglass that outperforms and outlasts others. Previously known as Integrity All-Ultrex.

 

You can learn more about Marvin Windows & Patio Doors by talking to our Marvin experts or visiting our showroom.

 
Trolley cars on the trestle bridge at Trestle Glen
 

Trolley cars of the Oakland Transit Company crossing the trestle, in use from 1894-1904, that connected Park Boulevard to Longridge Road

 

The Trolley Car Trestle at Trestle Glen

 

The residential neighborhood of Trestle Glen got its name from the trolly line that was extended out of downtown Oakland. The year was 1893 and Francis Marion “Borax” Smith’s Oakland Traction Company built over what is now Lakeshore Avenue a large wooden trestle bridge. With a destination far way from downtown, the trolley line was to carry picnickers across Indian Gulch and into Sather Park.

 

As one visitor remembered: “In those days Trestle Glen was a long ways from the city of Oakland… on the floor of the glen at the end of the bridge a pavilion was erected and suitable outbuildings for restaurants, etc., were built nearby. Dances, conventions, camp meetings, and gatherings of various kinds kept the glen pretty well patronized during the summer months. The Salvation Army held its annual camp meeting there on several occasions at which time Trestle Glen was about the busiest, liveliest place in the East bay region…”

 

Thanks to Lakeshore Homes Association

 
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