Domestic Species Focus: 2 Species of Oak

Domestic hardwood lumber species such as Maple and Walnut are certainly part of our nation’s rich history. At the same time, one could argue that Oak is even more representative of our rich lumber heritage. Two specific species, White Oak and Red Oak, are still widely available today, making them both affordable hardwood options for […]

All About Oak – Red, White, and Blue

As an American company with roots dating back to our pre-nationhood days, J. Gibson McIlvain Lumber is proud to offer many domestic hardwoods in addition to our increasingly diverse selection of tropical hardwood species. While exotic hardwoods are certainly trending — particularly as decking species — many believe they pale in comparison to the a […]