Artemis International Forest Products Ltd.


Hem-Fir is a high-performance wood that is moderately hard and strong, delivering high bending strength, shear strength and stiffness. The wood is slightly resistant to decay and very easy to treat. It dries slowly, contains no pitch, holds its shape well during the drying process and exhibits little tendency to check. Hem-Fir machines well, sands smoothly, glues easily, has high nail- and screw-holding ability, and its painting and staining characteristics are very good.

Douglas Fir

Known for its distinctive natural attributes, including strength, durability and beauty; golden-orange in colour; known for its quality and range of grades and characteristics, including some fibre that is exceptionally straight- and fine-grained.

Warmth, natural durability, dimensional stability, versatility, distinctiveness; one of the world’s most beautiful woods; no man-made material can duplicate its naturally luxurious appearance; high-performance quality.

Western Red Cedar

SPF (spruce-pine-fir) is the name given to a combination of spruces, pines and firs that share similar characteristics and are found throughout the forests of Canada. SPF’s high fiber strength, light weight and easy workability make it an excellent choice for house construction, trusses and home projects. SPF dimension lumber is kiln-dried to make it straight and dimensionally stable. Its clean, white appearance and small knots create an attractive look for interior projects.

Yellow Cedar is valued for its strength, extreme durability and outstanding beauty. It is renowned for its distinctive, uniform yellow colour, fine texture and straight grain. Because it is considerably harder than most commercial softwoods, it has excellent strength and wear properties.

Yellow Cedar
Ponderosa Pine

Ponderosa Pine is one of the most commonly used species of the western soft woods. Ponderosa Pine has excellent workability and texture for ease of use in a variety of work. Pine is a favorite wood to choose for a variety of patterns and is an excellent source for interior trim.

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