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Northwest Hardwoods: Oregon Ash



Oregon Ash is a deciduous  Hardwood tree that grows in all types of environments through out Washington State and Oregon although it’s predominate in the southwestern portion of the Pacific northwest , which is how it became know as Oregon Ash.

As far as its uses as lumber and as a building material it well suited for tool handles, furniture building, and veneer. Because of its high strength Ash makes an excellent choice for Exercise equipment and upholstered furniture as well.

Oregon Ash has intermediate properties between White Ash and Black Ash. Oregon Ash Hardwood is generally straight grained and shrinks moderately, but holds it’s shape well and can be kiln dried rapidly.

This American Hardwood is quite hard, stiff, high in shock resistance, and wears smooth with use. Oregon Ash machines well and is better than average for screw and nail holding and works well with glues. Oregon Ash is most comparable in strength to White Ash.

Other prominent uses of White Ash or Oregon Ash include Hardwood Dimension and flooring, Mill work, athletic goods and tool handles.


Northwest Hardwoods: MyrtleWood



Myrtlewood is one of the rarest Hardwoods to be found in the Pacific Northwest.

Myrtlewood is an incredibly dense wood that is used in all kinds of applications from musical instruments to Hardwood Flooring.

Myrtlewood trees take centuries to reach full maturity which is why this hardwood is so rare and difficult to grow commercially. The few remaining groves of Myrtlewood are mostly found near rivers and the coastal regions of Southwest Oregon.

Here at LNL Lumber Outlet we keep a good inventory on Myrtlewood for those special projects,  where you want the quality and distinctive appearance that only Myrtlewood offers.

We carry Myrtlewood lumber at our Outlet in various board sizes to fit your project. Myrtlewood Timber and Myrtlewood products will last for generations to come and each project will reflect the rich heritage that the Myrtlewood Tree Stands for.

Myrtlewood exhibits an extremely wide variety of shades and colors , and like snow flakes , no two Myrtlewood trees will ever be the same. From Blonde colors that are found in Maple woods to the dark browns found in Walnut, it’s also common to find many colors in one log giving it a beautiful marbled look .

Myrtlewood has many faces from big ribbons to tight fiddleback , and it goes by many names locally here on the Southern Oregon coast such as Oregon Bay Laurel , or California Pepper Wood.

So give us a call today at 1-541-269-7071 and order your Myrtlewood today , we can ship directo your home or business anywhere in the world !


Northwest Hardwoods: Port Orford Cedar



If your looking for Port Orford Cedar , then you have come to the right place. LNL Lumber is your Hardwood Superstore and we carry a wide variety of Hardwoods for all of your projects.

We can ship our Hardwoods all over the world direct to your business or home, just give us a call at 1-541-269-7071 to place an order today !.

Port Orford Cedar is one of the more popular of the Native hardwoods from the beautiful state of Oregon. It gets its name from the coastal town of Port Orford Oregon.

Port Orford Cedar is a high quality hardwood that is both light weight and incredibly strong, making it an ideal wood for all types of construction applications such as boat building, clothes chests, cabinetry, aircraft plywood,veneer, stringed instruments,arrow shafts,coffins and much more.

Some of the more exotic uses for this High Quality Hardwood over the years have  included the Hawaiian Presidential Palace, Japanese Buddhist Temples and timber used in shoring up Minds during the Gold Rush era.

Port Orford Cedar dries easily and quickly and works well with power tools making it an ideal Hardwood for polishing and staining. This makes it simple to imitate mahogany and other higher priced woods and why its used in cabinetry making to keep costs down while maintaining high quality and durability.

With Uniform texture, resistance to warping and decay , and moderate shrinking characteristics, this Oregon Hardwood is an excellent solution for a variety of applications.

Port Orford Cedar is still one of the best values in quality hardwoods and LNL Lumber Outlet of Coos Bay Oregon will strive to get you the bet Prices available on this truly unique Oregon Hardwood.