How to improve your Wholesale Lumber usage?

How can you make sure to optimize their lumber usage? We often have customers ask how they can make sure to optimize their lumber usage. So we wanted to provide some best practices that can help you to make sure you are getting the most from your hardwood lumber. 1. Get the most footage per shipment. Try to minimize your number of…

Bubinga Lumber Stock

Everything you need to know about Bubinga

All About Bubinga We answer all of your questions about Bubinga Wood so you can understand this great wood option better. Where is Bubinga from?   Equatorial Africa specifically western Africa including Gabon, Congo, and Angola.   What is it usually used for?   Bubinga wood is commonly used in fine furniture and cabinetwork, decorative…

Air Dried vs Kiln Dried vs Green Lumber: Infographic

We had a great response to our article:  Hardwood lumber is often called either “Air Dried,” “Kiln Dried,” or “Green”. What’s the difference? We decided to convert the information about Air Dried vs Kiln Dried vs Green Lumber into an easy to view and understand infographic to help people understand the differences between the three…

Jatoba Lumber Swatch

Everything you need to know about Jatoba Lumber

We have had quite a few questions about Jatoba ,one of our most popular woods especially for flooring. You pronounce Jatoba as JA-toe-BAH. Where is Jatoba Wood from? Jatoba is native to areas including Central America, southern Mexico, northern South America, and the West Indies; although, most of our supply comes from Brazil. It is a tropical…

All About Exotic Tonewoods : Mahogany, Sapele, and More

    What is Tonewood? Tonewoods are woods used in the construction of stringed instruments including Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Mandolins, Violins, and more. These woods pose tonal properties that allow different characteristic sounds for their instruments. We carry many different types of lumber that can be used for Tonewood. We will discuss each species…

Video: About Thompson Mahogany Company

In this video we share the history of Thompson Mahogany and information about our product offers.   Video Transcript: In 1843, Lewis Thompson opened a small business in Philadelphia to import Mahogany lumber from Brazil and Mexico.  Today Thompson Mahogany Company is one of the nation’s preeminent suppliers of quality luxury hardwoods from Central and…

Thompson Mahogany Representative invited to The White House

Andy Nuffer, General Manager at Thompson Mahogany Company, was invited to join the White House Business Council and Business Forward for a briefing at the White House with senior White House and Administration officials on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 to discuss the President’s export and international trade agenda. It was an opportunity to participate in…

Video: Exotic Hardwood Flooring Lumber

This is the latests in our series of videos on our blog and youtube channel for your enjoyment. The video provides information about Some of our most popular Exotic Hardwood Flooring Lumber presented by Rob Nienaber. Species Discussed include: Jatoba / Brazilian Cherry Cumaru / Brazilian Teak Santos Mahogany Ipe / Brazilian Walnut Wenge Some of…

Video: Sapele vs African Mahogany vs Utile Lumber

This is the latests in our series of videos on our blog and youtube channel for your enjoyment. The video provides information about Sapele vs African Mahogany vs Utile Lumber presented by Rob Nienaber. Some of the questions Rob answers include: Why should we compare Sapele vs African Mahogany vs Utile Lumber? What are common uses…