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Ship Blocking…..a small Ship anyway!

These 12" x 12" x 24" Heavy Douglas Fir blocks are holding up a sweet 30' Grady White Sportfisher so it can receive bottom paint. This is a typical usage for our heavy blocks from 30' boats to 500' ships. Give us a call...

Big Pipe Skids!

These big pipe skids are 12" x 12" x 10' long and include a 6" deep cutout exactly the right size to hold a variety of large pipe/piles/tanks from 72" diameter to 108" diameter, using wooden wedges to finalize the size.  These particular wedges...

River Crane Mats

When you are doing reclamation work on tidewater you need the drag cables to "stick up". When the tide comes in you can still find the mats and drag them up on the beach. This mat design is from a customer who regularly does...

Specialized Crane Support – Coal Barge

Our customer had a large clam-shell barge unloader that needed to be positioned throughout the barge. The point load weight was too large to be unsupported on the barge floor. We collaborated on the solution with the customer to come up with a 15'...

Outriggers on a Ferry vessel

Our special order Timber Outrigger Pads are featured in this "lift" of the engine pod of a BC Ferry. The pads spread the point load on the deck and ensure nothing gets over-loaded. These Pads are 7" high x 60" x 60" and have...

Throwback Thursday 2.0

The Carl family has been involved in the lumber industry for many years, here is a little of our family's history:

Robert McGregor (in picture) married Mabel Carl in 1930. In 1946 he started a company called  McGregor Lumber and soon after he formed West...

Truck Decking – Perfect Fit!

Customer purchased exact size Douglas Fir #1 and btr Structural timbers to fit his Low Bed trailer. The finished product looks good. The timbers will shrink over time  (especially in summer) but with the initial exact sizing the gaps will be small.

Outrigger Pads in Yellow!

These Outrigger Pads are for a Concrete Pumping company locally in Vancouver. They will place a steel pad 24" x 48" x 1/2" in the middle of the outrigger. This spreads the point load sufficiently for very heavy lifts.

Crane Pads 7″ x 60″ x 60″

These are 7" x 60" x 60" Timber Crane Pads. They will be deployed for a Grove Crane under the outriggers in a marine environment. Lifting hooks are attached to corners. Rods are 1" and are galvanised. Treatment is CCA and should last many...

Heavy Contoured Pipe Saddles

These contoured dunnage (Pipe Saddles) are 10" x 10" and feature a "scoop" for 48" outside diameter steel pipe. The key point when making this dunnage is a smooth saw cut and consistent size so the pipes are held "gently" and securely. These saddles...

Boardwalk Deck

Douglas Fir 3" x 6" for a boardwalk for ATV's and Dirt Bikes. We S1S this material (surface 1 side) so the deck is perfectly flat. Install the surfaced side down, bandsawn side up for better traction. These pieces are all 6' long. The...

Crane Mats to Saskatchewan!

Several trucks of Industrial Timber Products signature Crane Mats are on the way to Saskatchewan for an infrastructure project. Our customers can count on us to have Crane Mats in stock and ready to go. Often Crane Mats are required in a hurry when...

Off-road Timber Skids

Our customer needed to haul some very heavy transformers through some dense bush, no road was really allowed. A solution was to build these skids, which the transformers were mounted to then they dragged them through the bush and into position. The skids were...

Jack Blocks…..lots of them!

We have a customer who designs and installs work camps and temporary camps. They require a lot of  6" x 6" x 18" Jacking Blocks. We provide these clean cut to length, good grade solid blocks. No rot, no wane, no bugs, no junk!...

Rail Crossings in a hurry!

Timbers for Rail Crossings are needed in a hurry, sometimes to access across tracks for emergency repairs. We make several sizes depending on rail height (6" x 10", 7" x 10" and 8" x 10"). We undercut the bottom corners on 4 pieces to...

Timber Bridges!

We had 2 bridges loaded out today. The left and right side of the bridge are all pre-assembled. On site the customer has their contractor build the abutment and then sits the 2 sides together and slides a bolt through both sections locking the...

Maple Jack Blocks

These Pacific Coast Maple Jack Blocks are being used by the BC Transit Skytrain repair yard. Maple makes a good jacking block by keeping a steel on steel contact apart. Steel on the Jack Block won't slip or skid.

Transit Mats

These complicated and detailed Crane Mats are made exact to size as they fit into an elevated steel frame. They are high strength and have lifting hardware embedded. 3 of the mats are trimmed at an angle and one of them has a "dog...

North Vancouver Interchange

Here is Gwil's Crawler Crane sitting on Industrial Timber Products Crane Mats at the Mountain Highway Interchange Project in North Vancouver. They are lifting structural beams across Highway 1 to enable the building of the Keith Road Underpass. They close the Highway at night...

Tunnel Crossing Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is constructing a 21' diameter tunnel under Burrard Inlet which will container 3 water mains. The tunnel will be 1.1 km long and will be 30 metres below the bottom of Burrard Inlet. The shaft is 60 metres deep on the North...

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