Our Handcrafted Wood Bracket 113T1 is made of solid Western Red Cedar Timbers in the USA. Cedar timbers have unique natural colors, grains, tight knots and textures. All of our Cedar Brackets are built to last, joined with screws or bolts depending on the size of the bracket and assuring strong bonding we using a special exterior grade glue. For additional strength you can order our structural bracket, please call our customer support for pricing and ordering information. All products are an unfinished Red Western Cedar Bracket. When ordered with Smooth Finish option, the bracket will come ready for paint, stain or Solid-Color Stain. Rough Finish option is best for stain or Solid-Color Stain.