• 34 Years & 100 Classes Later...

  • Celebrating 30 Years of Quality Everything

  • More Flexible Thick Stock Production

Welcome to Banks Hardwoods. From our modest beginnings in 1985 as a direct wholesaler, we've grown to become a valued supplier of hardwoods to some of the most discerning buyers in the industry.

Celebrating 30 Years of Quality Everything

May 11, 2015

This time 30 years ago I was thinking of nothing but starting Banks Hardwoods. I could not wait for that first day: Monday, July 1, 1985. With Holli by my side we hit the ground running and never looked back.

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The Changing of the Knives

May 11, 2015

It’s no surprise that it takes much longer to change 240 knives on the top head of a planer than it does to change the guards at Buckingham Palace. At first glance, performing planer maintenance may not seem as grand either, but after a closer look, I disagree.

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34 Years & 100 Classes Later...

May 11, 2015

It was an honor to be present at graduation and walk through the hallowed halls of NHLA once again. Seeing my daughter earn a stripe and gain a renewed perspective on her role at Banks Hardwoods was pretty cool, too.

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Cold Weather Impacts Production

March 5, 2015

The recent cold weather hitting the midwestern United States and other areas has significantly impacted our hardwood lumber production. In addition to the cold temperatures slowing the kiln turns, it has also caused delays with logging, sawmill operations and trucking.

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