Shipping & Packaging



Reduce your shipping costs as they are part of your total cost.

Our Courier Cedar Strips” are our most environmentally friendly product.  They produce a lower carbon footprint by shipping via “UPS” rather than Diesel & Gas powered transport trucks. To this date and over the past fifteen years UPS has handled our products delivering around the world from the US to Australia to Germany and Britain reliably in a most timely manner.

Not only do you save substantially on the cost of the strips but you save a real bundle in shipping costs & brokerage fees with UPS vs. ground freight. The difference saved in total including the cost of your components can easily add up to three or four hundred dollars.

Packaging fee for strip kits is $ 75.00 whether you choose the tube packaging or the “balsam box”




To minimize our impact on the environment  we offer the “Balsam Box”.


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The “Balsam Box “

What is the “Balsam box”? Quite simply it is an engineered hollow box beam shipping box with all your goods inside safe and dry. No tube and tape to deal with in your recycling woes. Our boxes are guaranteed “Straight and True”. They are machined from dried balsam or/pine/spruce which we are harvested, cut and dried only a few kilometers from our shop. We try to work with the one hundred mile rule in sourcing our materials as much as possible. Our precision mill work shop produces some of the finest looking shipping crates and you will want to use them to build your craft on.  All shipping crates are customized up to 20 feet long, glued and assembled with fastenings on a precise jig assuring a straight and true box. On full length shipments we cannot guarantee that it will arrive unblemished, however a little sanding will clean them up quite nicely. We hot glue blocks to the bottom of these crates helping to protect them from dusty warehouse and truck bed floors. These can be easily  removed later or left on as they are on the bottom.

The full length Balsam box is available for only $75.00 CDN packaging fee.

Shipping long length strip kits requires substantial packaging and we package these as well as our Courier kits with tubes, but again the “Balsam box” really is the way to go.


Shipping of strips or kits are all insured.  All the packaging whether you choose tubes or balsam boxes  are not insured by the freight forwarders.

For larger volume purchases we also custom build crates in order to protect your strips during shipment wherever you may be located.  Please contact us for a quote.




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