Hardwood and Softwood Lumber Species

Holt & Bugbee sells hardwood lumber that has been graded according to the exacting specifications of the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA). The result is the most perfect grading possible with very little human error.

For an illistrated guide and information about Hardwood lumber grades visit www.ahec.org

Pine lumber grades differ from hardwood and fall under the jurisdiction of the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers’ Association (NELMA).

Current hardwood and softwood species include: Alder, Anigre, Ash, Basswood, American and European Beech, Baltic, Paper and Yellow Birch, Butternut, Western Red Cedar and Spanish Cedar, Cherry, Cypress, Hickory, Jatoba, Lyptus, African and Genuine Mahogany, Hard and Soft Maple, Red and White Oak, Eastern White Pine, Yellow Poplar, Sapele, Teak, Utile and Walnut.

Each specie exudes a distinctive personality that matches the task and the aesthetics of its intended use.

Note: Our wood species are not necessarily limited to those described here. If you do not see the one you are looking for, Holt & Bugbee will be pleased to procure it for you, provided the specie is commercially available.

For additional information about species please visit www.wood-database.com