Need help selecting the proper type of wood for a particular project, dont hesitate to ask, with more than 20 years industry experience one of our knowledgeable staff can help you select the most suitable species for the
Come browse our extensive selection of Hardwoods and softwoods with new species being added weekly. Exotics and domestics, If we dont have it in stock we can usually have it within 2-3 business days from our extensive network and supply chain.
From a small project like building a wooden toy for your grandchild to new kitchen cabinets for your home let us help your imagination run wild!
Sign up to hear from us.
Source: Eastern USA, Lake States, New England and Central States Color: Warm brown heartwood with narrow light brown sapwood Pattern: Straight moderately open grain Characteristics: Heavy, hard, strong, stiff and high shock resistance with excellent blending qualities and above average workability Uses: Interiors, furniture, handles of tools and implements, sporting and athletic goods
Source: Canada and the USA (Lake States) Color: Cream or light brown tinged with red, with thin, nearly white sapwood Pattern: Both rotary and sliced, plain and often curly or wavy Characteristics: Heavy, very strong, hard closed-grained, even texture Uses: Furniture, interiors, interior and exterior doors, store fixtures, accssories
Source: Maine to Dakotas and Appalachians, Pennsylvania to West Virginia Color: Light reddish-brown Pattern: Straight-grained, satiny, some figured, small gum pockets are normal markings Characteristics: Light, strong, rather hard, fine-grained Uses: Fine Furniture, woodworker and engravers blocks
Source: Northeastern Canada and USA, south-west into Mexico Color: White to cream with inconspicuous fine brown lines and tan heartwood Pattern: Hickory is a ring porous woods, meaning that the pores of the spring wood form a well-defined ring Characteristics: Extremely tough and resilient, quite hard and only moderately heavy Uses: As veneers-furniture, skis and moulding and bent plywood requiring extreme strength
Source: USA- Appalachians, Northwest USA, Canada Color: Cream to light reddish-brown heartwood, thin white sapwood tinged slightly with reddish-brown. Usually straight-grained. Characteristics: Heavy, hard, strong, close-grained, tough, stiff, uniform texture; excellent resistance to abrasion and indentation Uses: Furniture, interiors, fixtures, flooring, woodenware, cutting surfaces, bakery paddles and other industrial uses, school furniture, decorative inlays and overlays
Source: USA (Lake States), Appalachians, Northwest USA, Canada Color: Cream to light reddish-brown heartwood, thin white sapwood tinged slightly with reddish-brown. Highly figured blistered, quilted, Birds Eye scattered over entire tree or in irregular patches Uses: Furniture, interiors, fixtures, flooring, woodenware, cutting surfaces, bakery, paddles and other industrial uses, decorative inlays and overlays
Source: USA (Lake States), Appalachians, Northwest USA, Canada Color: Cream to light reddish-brown heartwood, thin white sapwood tinged slightly with reddish-brown Usually found highly figured with curly fiddleback, scattered over entire tree or in irregular stripes and patches Characteristics: The soft maples are roughly 25 percent softer than the hard maples; heavy, fairly strong, close-grained, stifff, uniform texture; good resistance to abrasion and indentation
Source: USA (Lake States), Appalachians, Northwest USA, Canada Cream to light reddish-brown heartwood, thin white sapwood tinged slightly with reddish-brown. Usually straight-grained, sometimes found highly figured with curly fiddleback, burl grain, scattered over entire tree or in irregular stripes. The soft maples are roughly 25 percent softer than the hard maples; heavy, fairly strong, close-grained, stifff, uniform texture; good resistance to abrasion and indentation
Source: USA, Canada Colors slightly redder tinge than While Oak, although difficult for an untrained eye to tell the difference Flake figure less prominent than white oak's. Slightly courser grain, with large, rounded, open pores; a little easier to finish than white oak., though both are excellent Uses: Nearly all common uses of hardwoods, and especially popular where strength and durability are required; not for water-tight or water-resistant purposes, were white oak is the choice
Source: Eastern USA Light brown with a greyish tinge in the heartwood to shades of ochre in the sapwood. More pronounced and longer rays than red oak, frequently rift-sawn for the comb-grain, pin striped figure than red oak. Pores are angular and very numerous and filled with glistening substrate called tyloses, which makes this wood especially suitable for water-tight containers (barrel staves) and where water resistance is required; tannic acid in the wood protects it from fungi and insects.
Source: Eastern USA Color: White to yellowish cast, sometimes with slight greenish cast, and occasionally with rather dark streaks. Straight grain. Even texture, light to medium weight, excellent strength, machines easily, stable when dried, excellent gluing and resilience to splitting when nailed Uses: As veneer for faces, cross-banding, and backs for plywood; as lumber for furniture component parts, turnery, interior trim and millwork, cabinetry, and exterior trim and siding
Walnut grows throughout the United States and southern Canada. Light grey-brown to dark purplish-brown. Plain to highly figured; this one species produces a greater variety of figure types than any other, approached only by mahogany; longwood (plain and quarter sliced, half-round, both plain and figured, crotches, swirls, stump wood and occasional burls). Moderately heavy, very strong for its weight, exceptionally stable Uses: Furniture, architecturally woodwork, gunstocks, novelties
Many different species avaialble, if you dont see it, we can get it!
Available in several grades/profiles. Clear, Centerbead, Barnboard
White and Red available
A large inventory of live sawn lumber and slabs in a variety of species for you to browse.