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American Hardwoods are Key to Growing our Economy and Environment

By Industry Contributor | 2019-10-21

American Hardwoods are Key to Growing our Economy and Environment According to the Hardwood Federation, “The impact of Chinese counter tariffs on hardwood, part of the escalating trade tensions between our nations, cannot be understated. Prior to the levying of this tariff in September 2018, China purchased half of U.S. hardwood exports – approximately $2 Read more…

Red Oak and White Oak: What’s the Difference?

By Luke's Wood Pellets | 2019-07-15

The Differences Between Red and White Oaks Red and white oaks have quite a few differences. Oak is a very popular and practical wood to use for flooring and other projects. It is a wood that is easily available and is often very affordable. It is also easy to stain, and many people like to Read more…

How are Trade Tariffs Affecting the Wood Industry?

By OWP Writer | 2019-06-28

The U.S. trade tariffs are having significant impacts on the wood industry in the U.S. The impacts have been rather complex, but we will briefly examine them here. In November 2017, the U.S. government levied a tariff on Canadian hardwood. This tariff was announced as a way to help American lumber producers. The argument was Read more…

Ohio Forestry: Several Excellent Forestry Degree Programs for You

By OWP Writer | 2019-06-21

If you want to earn a degree in forestry, you have several options in Ohio. In fact, Ohio Forestry programs are offered all around the state. These programs all have different strengths and provide various options. The Ohio State University offers a Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife major. This major offers several areas of study, including Read more…

Ohio Was Once Nearly Covered in Forests

By Admin Ohio Wood Products | 2019-06-04

Ohio Forests: It’s amazing to think about how much Ohio’s forests have changed throughout the history of our country. When the United State of America was founded, the land that is now the state of Ohio was mostly forest. Some estimates, in fact, say that forests covered up to 95 percent of the land in Read more…

What you should know about Arborists in Ohio

By OWP Writer | 2019-05-06

Many people may not understand the work they do, but the State of Ohio Arborists are extremely important. Arborists have an advanced knowledge of trees, and they are trained to provide proper care for trees. Many property owners hire arborists to help them better care for their trees. Doing so then adds value to the Read more…

Walnut is a Great Choice When You are Building Furniture

By OWP Writer | 2019-04-19

When you are looking for walnut lumber for sale Ohio is fortunate to have a large number of outstanding suppliers. The walnut suppliers in Ohio are among the best in the country. If you are building furniture, walnut is a great choice for several reasons. First of all, walnut is known as a strong, hard Read more…

Do I have Oak Wood in my Floor or Furniture?

By OWP Writer | 2019-04-09

Here are a few tips to see if you have oak hardwood flooring or furniture made of oak. The most common types of wood used in homes in the U.S. are oak, pine and maple. Oak is the most common wood used in homes built in the 1950s and later. Oak flooring is beautiful, durable Read more…

A Few Tips for Caring for your Hardwood Furniture

By OWP Writer | 2019-03-25

We know you love your hardwood furniture, so here are a few tips for keeping it in good shape. Clean it with warm water and mild dish soap – You don’t need to worry that using water will harm your furniture. Warm water and mild dish soap are great for keeping your hardwood furniture clean. Read more…

Southeast Ohio Forestry is Picturesque Throughout the Year

By OWP Writer | 2019-03-08

Southeast Ohio offers some of the best scenery in the world, as the foothills of Appalachia and the magnificent forest combine to form a rich, rolling landscape that is breathtaking in every season. Ohio Forestry is gorgeous around the state, but there is something special about the woodlands in southeastern Ohio. The fall is the Read more…