A traditional building
material made of earth, formed in to blocks, and baked in
the sun. Has a relatively high "R" value.
A cabinet built in to
A drain, spout or
scupper that transports water through the parapet off a
Free standing clay
fireplace used for patios.
Hand made nail, with a
large head, used for accents and hiding bolts.
A bracket of carved wood
projecting from the face of a wall and generally used to support a
cornice or an arch. Corbel cut can be put onto the end of a beam.
Patterns used are endless.
Decorative trim placed at the top of the wall where it meets the
ceiling. Idaho Forest Products hand-peeled crown molding gives the
appearance of built-in vigas.
spruce pine. Primary wood used by Idaho Forest Products
and is cut dead-standing for use in our lumber
method used by craftsman to prepare wood using a
draw-knife. This is the
method used on our Vigas and Latillas.
wrought-iron or brass hardware.
room or structure used by Pueblo Indians. The Kiva is
entered from the roof by means of a Kiva ladder. Kiva
ladders can be constructed from latillas.
corner fireplace typically made from adobe or simulated
small diameter hand-peeled tree used for ceilings and
accents. Also used to build Kiva ladders.
Split hand-peeled latillas with a flat back. Can be used for ceilings,
room dividers, gates, and other applications. Don't be fooled
by companies selling fake, machine made, not hand peeled "latilla
panels". If you want a latilla. It is hand peeled. Each is individually
different. Not all smooth and exactly the same.
The horizontal beam
that forms the upper member of a window or door. Left
exposed on Southwest homes.
machine turned pole made from Lodge Pole Pine. Our poles
are constructed from tree center and machined to leave a
protruding shelf over a fireplace. Custom-made mantels
are available through Idaho Forest Products.
a rough-sawn finish created by a band saw.
A cactus that is
native only to Arizona and Northern Mexico.
cut from the outside portion of a log. Used for fascia,
shelves, and other creative ideas.
Hand-peeled log used
as ceiling beams and vertical supports. Can be used for
both interior and exterior applications. Our Vigas are
hand-peeled from dry dead-standing Engleman Spruce. This
eliminates the movement and sapping found in wet
placed between a vertical viga and a horizontal