OWP Writer
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All wood is not created equal, and we believe that Appalachian hardwood is the finest hardwood you will find. Here are just a few of the reasons why:

Consistency of wood grains and colors – Appalachian hardwood is known around the world for the consistency of its wood grains and colors, as well as for the strength of the fibers in the wood. While hardwoods from other regions and countries vary tremendously in their grain patterns and colors, with Appalachian hardwood you can always be confident in what you are getting.

Superior quality – Appalachian hardwoods are also known for the quality of the wood for a wide range of uses. You won’t find a finer quality of hardwood anywhere.

Easy to work with – Appalachian hardwoods are also known for the ease that they can be machined, turned, shaped and carved. In addition, you will find that Appalachian hardwood sands, polishes, stains and holds its paint better than most other woods.

Environment – The world is full of beautiful places, but none are more scenic than Appalachia. We have scenic hills and mountains, gorgeous valleys and the perfect climate for growing the best wood in the world.

At one time, the Appalachian Mountains were completely filled with forests, and nearly all types of hardwood still grow in Appalachia today The most in demand types from our region include, Ash, Basswood, Beech, Birch, Cherry, Hickory, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, Red Oak, White Oak, Poplar and Walnut.

For more information on purchasing Appalachian hardwood, we hope you will check out the Marketplace section of our website, along with our Supply Chain Map.

We also encourage you to contact our expert staff members who will be happy talk to you more about the high quality of Appalachian hardwoods and how they can help you and your organization.


The hardwood of the Appalachian region is among the best in the world, and we have some of the finest craftspeople, businesses and organizations in the world, here, too. We are proud to serve the Appalachian Ohio region, where the wood products are of the highest quality.

We encourage you to learn more about Appalachian hardwood so that you can better understand how it can best fit the needs of your business or organization. In addition, we can provide you with information on the large and small businesses in our region who can provide you with hardwood or with products made from Appalachian hardwood.