Oregon timber, also known as Douglas fir, is a North American import that has caught on throughout Australia. It is such a versatile wood that these trees are now being grown in-country to supplement the imported product. The following describes this fragrant tree and its various uses.
About The Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziedii)
The name says Oregon, but the coastal Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziedii) is found along the Pacific Northwest coast from Northern California all the way up into Canada.
It can be a bit unnerving to work on a job site with cars and trucks motoring by at fairly high speeds. Keeping your worksite visible is one way to stay safe. Another is to take advantage of "bump trucks," officially known as truck mounted attenuators. The nickname aptly describes what these devices do. They stand in the way between your crew and oncoming traffic and take the "bump" if a vehicle should wander into your site.