Coastal British Columbia Architectural Timbers and Beams

By: North Coast Timber  09-12-2011
Keywords: Customer Service, Douglas Fir, timbers

Standard Size Chart

Western Red Cedar, Cypress Yellow Cedar, Sitka Spruce and Douglas Fir
Thickness: 4" — 16"
Width: 6" — 16"
Length: 8' — 26'

Specialty Size Chart

Thickness: up to 24"
Width: up to 24"
Length: up to 40'
Beachcombed timbers up to 55' based on availability

Colour Tone Chart:

Douglas Fir:

Heartwood: Brick reds and deep mochas
Sapwood: Light beige & cream
Knots: Dark chocolate

Western Red Cedar

Heartwood: Dark chocolate, honey brown, and soft amber
Sapwood: Light straw shades and caramel blondes
Knots: Chocolate brown

Cypress Yellow Cedar

Heartwood: Gold in colour and bright and clear
Sapwood: Creams and butters
Knots: Amber

Sitka Spruce

Little distinction between Heartwood and Sapwood
Colour range: Cream whites
to blonde beiges and Khaki
Knots: Light tan with character

Our timbers are available; Free of Heart center or Boxed Heart, finished S4S (surfaced 4 sides) or rough cut. Microwave kiln dried or green

Specialty Finishes

Wire brushed, hand hewn and sandblasted

Through outstanding partnerships, rewarding benefits, strong alliances — and beautiful timber products.

Setting your Bearings

We can help you realize your vision. With nearly four decades in the business, Legacy Timbers and the Husby Group understand wood and the importance for assured and consistent quality. As a full-service timber producer, we provide the means to go "straight to the source" avoiding the middleman and receiving better value for your materials budget.


We work with the best; from our road builders and engineers on the ground seeking that perfect timber for your project, the loggers who harvest it, the select mills that cut and finish it, the custom drying facilities that cure it, and the transportation companies that ship it. Each is part of a dynamic team that enables Legacy Timbers to offer exceptional value to our customers — and the highest standard of customer service.


Built on the solid foundation of our parent company, our broad experience, proven track record, and exceptional timber products have enabled Legacy Timbers to carve out a niche as a specialty timber producer and marketer. We are confident that, as our valued customer, your expectations will be surpassed as you discover the wealth of benefits afforded by our timber programs.


Legacy Timbers offers superior quality coastal timbers and exceptional customer service at direct from the source prices. Because we cut on the open market, using specialized mills for custom orders, we have greater flexibility. You set the demand. With assured volume, we can produce on demand to offer you greater options. And as a full service timber producer, we can ensure competitive rates. Bottom line — we will save you money.

Return on Investment

As a customer, you will benefit from our direct timber-marketing program, which brings special order, hand-selected timbers from the Pacific Coast to your project, adding the vibrancy of wood. The end result? A delighted homeowner — your customer — an enhanced reputation for you, and greater savings through direct from the source product and our custom-cut program.

Naturally Solid Beauty

The Legacy Timbers offers these outstanding benefits:

  • Hand-selected timbers and accessories to fill your particular design requirements
  • One of a kind architectural feature piece
  • Direct from the source purchasing for cost savings and consistent quality
  • 110% Performance Policy

Keywords: Customer Service, Douglas Fir, Timber Products, timbers, Yellow Cedar