Finished Live Edge Lumber




At Lopez Contracting Ltd, we are driven by twin commitments, to support our local Vancouver Island network as much as possible, and to be completely self sufficient as a workshop. Our workshop hosts a vast array of facilities, true to our vision of a one-stop shop, wherein we can service any construction project from start to finish.

To this ideal, we always aim to extend our capabilities, and have extended ourselves to beyond start and finish. We source, mill, season and supply any type of lumber, be it dimensional or live edge. In this volatile age of supply chain blockages and unstable material prices, we are proud to assist in a positive way within our local economy, bringing a sense of local connection and stability. All our lumber is sourced from Vancouver Island, and much of our lumber is consciously reclaim, or from pre-felled trees, destined otherwise for waste. Acquiring, transporting and processing this lumber utilizes a network of local, small and family-owned businesses, primarily ours.

Our supply chain is reliable, ethical, affordable, and supportive of a chain of local small businesses. We operate outside of the corporate lumber supply chain which is so easily subject to adverse economic forces. In short, Lopez Contracting Ltd’s lumber service and supply department is Vancouver Island’s best kept secret!

In addition to milling, dimensioning and kiln drying lumber, we are also able to pre-fabricate lumber through staining and joinery, which can be prepared in-house and trucked to the relevant jobsite for assembly. For live-edge pieces, we offer planing slabs through our own invention; the lignum planus machina, which allows for the unruliest pieces to be brought to level. Sanding at any level of grit for lumber of any dimension is also readily offered as part of our finishing department. Each of our lumber services, be it sourcing, seasoning, milling, planning, finishing, pre-fabricating or supplying is available as a standalone service for contractors, hobbyists, or any customers.

Lopez Contracting Ltd is driven by two commitments; the first is to support our local network of small businesses and workers and ingrain ourselves within these symbiotic relationships. The second is to be as self-sustainable as possible as a business, meaning that our workshop should be a one stop shop for a client who is aiming to see a construction project from start through finish. These twin commitments exemplify our understanding of our place as a company within the wider world. We stand for community, sustainability, and our environment.