Northern Hardwood Lumber

Timeless... exceptional quality

Why Hardwood?

Hardwoods have been valued for centuries as a raw material for the finest furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments, flooring and other work of craftsmen. As well, those species and varieties grown in cold northern climates are among the most sought-after by manufacturers of high-quality wood products.

The Benefits of Hardwood

  • Our hardwood sawmills have the technical capability to saw to customer specifications and grade to the customers end use requirement.
  • The various species of hardwood are very versatile. They can be used for everything from toothpicks to high-end furniture.
  • Excellent strength and durability
  • Can be stained to a beautiful finish or can be clear coat sealed to retain the natural look of the wood
  • Luxurious grains and timeless quality.

Why Our Hardwood?

J.D. Irving, Limited’s hardwood resource is among the finest available anywhere. With our modern plants we manufacture a wide range of commodity and value-added products.

  • We produce both green and kiln-dried commodity hardwood in random widths and random lengths graded to NHLA standards.
  • Quality focused from the forest to finished product, we offer wood components, retail lumber and premium lumber used by manufacturers of furniture, flooring, cabinetry, woodenware, handles, paneling, musical instruments and sporting goods.

Call 1-800-518-7999 to speak with our experienced sales staff.

Hard Maple

Hard Maple is used in many applications such as residential flooring, furniture, paneling, sport floors, kitchen cabinets, worktops, table tops, butchers blocks, toys, kitchenware, millwork & mouldings, staircases, and doors.

Soft Maple

Soft Maple is mainly used in the manufacturing of furniture, paneling, moulding and millwork, kitchen cabinets, doors, musical instruments, and turnings.

Yellow Birch

Yellow Birch is mainly used in furniture manufacturing, millwork and paneling, doors, flooring, kitchen cabinets, turnings and toys.


We manufacture six (6) grades of hardwood boards based on the National Lumber Grading Standards ranging from our highest FAS grade, Selects, and Common Grades 1 through 3.