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103 South Main St., Maquoketa, Iowa 52060
Voted 2004 Woodland Owner of the Year in Jackson County Iowa!

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Lumber Features
  • All lumber is from sustainable tree farm operation
  • All lumber is air dried for at least 1 year
  • Air dried lumber is typically 11-13% moisture
  • All lumber is band saw cut - exceptionally smooth prior to planing
  • Drying to 6-9% is accomplished using an air tight, dehumidified barn with gentle, slow warming and dehumidification.  No high temperature heating.
Lumber Pricing
  • Most planed lumber is priced at $2.50/bf
  • Cherry, walnut and quartersawn oak is priced at $4.00/bf
  • Additional charges of $0.50/bf are added for lumber that is over 9" wide.
  • Additional charges of $1.00/bf are added for lumber that is over 11" wide
  • A discount of $0.50/bf is provided for unplaned lumber
  • Highly figured, bookmatched, extra wide and large turning stock may have different prices
Lumber Stock

We have a wide range of native hardwood species that come and go on a regular basis. Thickness is generally 5/4; 4/4 and 8/4 are sometimes available with some thicker turning stock. Air dry (11-13%) rather than kiln dry (6-9%) is available - just ask. We are quartersawing some species as well. Please call to check on the availability of the following:
  • Hickory
  • Hackberry (often spalted)
  • Red Elm (sometimes spalted)
  • Basswood
  • Red Oak
  • White Oak
  • Black Cherry
  • Green Ash
  • Black Walnut
  • Red Cedar
  • Box Elder
  • White Elm (American Elm)
Turning Stock

We try to carry a variety of turning blocks. Please call to check on the availability and size of the following species:
  • Black Walnut
  • Red Cedar
  • Hackberry
  • Box Elder
  • Cherry