Trespa Pura NFC Launches New Tropical Ipe Siding Line

Trespa Pura NFC has recently come out with the exciting news that it will be adding a new option to its siding line: Tropical Ipe. Similar to the hardwood Ipe in its appearance and durability, this siding features a mix of reddish brown hues so as to look…

Research Park Plaza Ipe Courtyard

In a business park off of Austin’s Research Blvd., lies this courtyard in Research Park. Home of Charles Schwab and other businesses, the courtyard uses 5,000 sq. ft. of a dense, imported hardwood called Ipe. Supplied by TimberTown Austin and built by Centex Decks, the most prominent deck…

This Is Why Google And Amazon Are Building Futuristic Greenhouses

Ever wonder why office buildings have fountains in their mezzanine? Or, why Google and Amazon are building futuristic greenhouses? The answer is more than just fancy job perks, it’s actually scientific. Companies today have a greater understanding of the need for Biophilic design. Biophilia suggests that humans possess…

Ipe is Being Used to Fireproof Homes

In the aftermath of the countless wildfires that burned throughout the West this year, new methods of preparation for events like these have come forward. Citizens of the west have begun fireproofing their homes in anticipation of further damage in years to come. Ipe has been mentioned specifically…

1010 W. 10th Exterior Siding

What does over 51,000 lineal feet of hardwood siding look like? It looks like the perfect finish to downtown Austin’s latest luxury urban living residence: 1010 W. 10. Situated on, you guessed it, 1010 West 10th St., the 3 story, 14 residence condo was developed by JB Cumby Construction and…

ACC San Gabriel Campus

The newest Austin Community College Campus – located in Leander, TX – is soon to be a national example of the next generation of classroom architecture. Outfitted with a massive two-story library, high-tech classrooms, and a towering main atrium, ACC San Gabriel Campus was designed to inspire students. The interior and exterior…

OHC Lufkin Warehouse

OHC Welcomes Rocky Thigpen, Lufkin’s New Warehouse Manager

OHC has recently moved into its new 147,000 square foot warehouse in Lufkin, Texas in order to accommodate the addition of 2 million board feet of lumber that came with the Sitco acquisition. The new warehouse will contain a fully functional Millwork division of OHC with all of the manufacturing capabilities…

Gulf Place Revitalization Project

The Gulf Place Revitalization is a project in Gulf Shores, Alabama was designed to improve one of the most prominent locations in Gulf Shores into a more usable area for people to come and enjoy. Amenities will include a public boardwalk on the beachside of the parking areas and…

This Is What Ipe Looks Like After 12 Years

On Alabama’s Northern shore of the Intracoastal Waterway lies Barber Marina. It is a full-service marina and boatyard on nine acres with 185 wet slips, 400 inside dry storage slips, 20 outside dry storage slips, yacht repair facility, boat and outboard service center, ship store with marine gasoline and…

OHC Welcomes New Employees

With the acquisition of SITCO, OHC has welcomed five new employees to the company in various locations throughout the country. These new employees have decades of experience in the lumber industry and we’re excited to they are part of the OHC family.   Bob Williams Bob.Williams@ohc.net Phone: 620-663-1155 Bob has…