"We're in our fourth year of stocking Northern Crossarm's Brown KDAT product line...KDAT Brown products are still our best selling point."
DAVID ALBERS
General Manager - Lampert Lumber - Faribault, MN
THE BENEFITS OF USING KDAT LUMBER
Short, 15-Minute Presentation
Watch the full, 15-minute contractor presentation, where Jason Hinke explains the benefits of working with Northern Crossarm's KDAT lumber products. The rich, finished brown wood that's lighter, easier to handle, saw & plane.  With minimized moisture content, you get a 100% finished, stable product with the added benefits of reduced warps, cups, twist, checks & cracks.
KDAT LUMBER: The Definitive Guide
Want to read more about Kiln Dried After Treatment Lumber?
Are you considering KDAT (Kiln Dried After Treatment) Lumber for your next project. We've put together this handy 31-page guide that breaks down everything you need to know about Northern Crossarm's KDAT Lumber.
98 YEARS OF INNOVATION.
Starting in 1922.
When Joseph Bischel founded Northern Crossarm Co. Inc. in 1922, it's doubtful he ever expected his company to grow from a one-man manufacturing firm into one of the leading wood treating companies in the Great Lake States Area. The principles founded by Joseph Bischel in the mid 1920s of honest, hard work, integrity and willingness to serve are the cornerstone of the company's foundation.
  • KDAT Brown Wood - The highest quality KDAT lumber, coated in a rich brown, pre-stained finish.
  • 3rd Gen, Family-Owned.
  • 40 Employees Supporting Our Local Community.
  • Around 15 Million Board Feet On the Ground.
KDAT BROWN TREATED WOOD
Our flagship product. Rich, brown, Kiln Dried After Treatment Lumber.
KDAT Brown Treated Wood features a rich, brown finish that not only looks great, but performs exceptionally well thanks to our treating process. By Kiln Drying After Treatment, we’re able to improve both the performance and stability of pressure-treated wood.The finished product? A beautiful, treated piece of wood that’s lighter weight, easier to handle, easier to saw and plane while minimizing common characteristics like warps, cups, twists, checks, cracks, shrinks and swells.
  • End uses include interior and exterior above ground, ground contact and fresh water immersion.
  • Better corrosion resistance for exterior code-approved fasteners and hardware.
  • No need to wait 6-12 months before staining.
DECK COST CALCULATOR TOOL
Building with KDAT Brown as an alternative to Green or Wet Treated Lumber
NORTHERN KDAT DECKING
A traditional radius edge profile. Kiln Dried After Treatment. Finished in rich brown.
Northern KDAT Decking is lighter weight, easier to handle, and easier to saw and plane while minimizing common characteristics like warps, cups, twists, checks, cracks, shrinks and swells.
  • Traditional Radius Edge Profile
  • 1-3/8" thickness providers greater stability
  • Stress-relief cuts promote a flat surface
BROWN POST & GLULAM BEAMS
Span up to 20' and supporting up to 16'x20' decks.
Glulam Beams available up to 24' and do not require extra posts for support that traditionally obstruct views in walkout-type application. 
  • Glue-Lam Beam (KDAT Brown)
  • Glue-Lam Post (KDAT Brown)
STAINS & SEALERS
A durable wood finish that protects against water, fungi & UV radiation.
Northern KDAT Deck sealer is a durable wood finish that helps protect against the damaging effects of water, fungi and UV radiation. Our deck sealer not only protects the appearance of wood, but enhances its performance. Our Cut-N-Seal is ideal for sealing cuts in pressure treated wood. Water-based, it ads a rich brown cedar color while repelling moisture where cuts expose wood above ground.
T1-11 BROWN SHED SIDING
T1-11 shed siding featuring Northern Crossarm's rich brown finish.
New for 2021! Our T1-11 shed siding is ideal for strorage shed construction. Plus, it's finished in a rich brown color, so there's no need to paint or stain.
  • 8" On Center T1-11 Shed Siding
  • Untreated and Prefinished in a Rich Bron
  • 5/8" x 4' x 8' Standard Size
  • Ideal for Storage and Garden Sheds
  • ​No Need to Paint or Stain
  • ​Adds Richness to Backyard Space
  • ​Available in Small Quantities for DIY.
MARKETING SUPPORT, LOGO TEES, FACEBOOK ADS & PRODUCT SUPPORT.
Perks for building with our products.
When you use Northern Crossarm's KDAT wood, not only will you have fewer deck complaints, but you tap into our marketing network to help support your business. From training videos, budgeted local Facebook ads for leads, our third-party groups/pages, print/literature materials to your own co-branded logo gear for your crew at cost.

  • Co-branded Logo Tees, Caps at Cost For Your Crew.
  • Local Facebook Ads Support, Local Lead Support
  • Training Videos, Branded Marketing Literature.
  • ​Custom, Branded Landing Page For Driving Leads. 
  • New for 2021! Added to contractor directory on websites.
  • ​Custom Graphic Design Work & Social Media Posts
STOCKING DEALER TESTIMONIALS
Hundreds of stocking dealers across the United States.
"As someone who's been involved with deck building for 30 years, I'm definitely a fan of Northern Crossarm's KDAT (kiln dried after treating) lumber...By using KDAT lumber for our deck frames, we receive fewer callbacks and that's good for business." 
- Bob Heidenreich - Owner
The Deck Store - Apple Valley, MN.
Northern Crossarm Company
PO Box 34
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Phone: 715-723-4100