Lumber Production Update

April, 2018

Continued poor weather across much of the country kept sawmills tight on logs, especially in the South, Midwest and parts of Appalachia. Lumber sales were steady, though a few contacts said Hard Maple was more available and that Red Oak may have reached its peak. One large southern manufacturer said inventories have gotten so low that it is seeing parts of the warehouse floor it hasn’t seen in years. Prices were steady to firmer for most items, with Ash, White Oak and Cherry leading the way. Ash sales were good, but the supply of logs is reportedly declining quickly.

Continue to check in on our What’s new page for updates on lumber production and how it will be affecting the picture frame industry

News from the West Coast Art & Frame Expo

Lots of new designs at the show!

Hope everyone who was there found something exciting to bring back home

Some photos of the various booths …

the folks at JJ (Klive and Stephanie) showing off their mouldings

Lineco Archival Products Booth
Underpinners, with Auto Saw in the background at the Fletcher-Terry AMP booth
Donna Working Hard at AMP