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Factory Tour: From Raw Logs to Finished Siding

Inside these Pacific Northwest lumber mills, modern equipment and century-old saws share the spotlight

Length: 4:04
Produced By: John Ross

While researching an article about factory-finished siding, Fine Homebuilding editor John Ross visited several cedar siding lumber mills in British Columbia, Canada. He found that through a complex and extensive process involving a great deal of machinery and teamwork, large amounts of wood are pulled in from the water near the factories and then cut, processed, and inspected, prior to delivery.

Audio and video by: John Ross

July 17, 2008