The J. Gibson McIlvain Company services many different industries, but the one thing they all have in common is a high quality end product. Top quality lumber is a raw material that is only used in the finest of homes, flooring, boats, cabinets, furniture, and instruments. We understand that our customers share our same high quality standards and diligent attention to detail.
Browse the pages below to get a feel for the main industries we serve, but note that we offer our services wherever high end wood products are required.
Since 1798, J. Gibson McIlvain Company has provided hardwood and softwood lumber to both historical and high end architectural projects. In the early 1900s, the company opened its first mill.
Since then, our exotic and domestic lumber has appeared in restoration and modern design projects all across the country.
Learn more about our services for architectural millwork.
J. Gibson McIlvain is one of the largest importers of high quality FEQ (First European Quality) Teak in the United States. We supply many luxury boat builders with vertical grain, golden brown Teak for decking, toe rails, wide cover boards, and everything in between.
We have been working with some of the largest and best yacht builders for many years, and we purchase Teak specifically for this industry.
Learn more about our services for boat builders.
In the commercial and residential decking market today there are many options for long lasting, low maintenance, and attractive lumber. J. Gibson McIlvain focuses on the high end decks and docks that are synonymous with tropical hardwood decking.
Our experience has proven to us that nothing can beat the durability and beauty of a tropical hardwood deck.
Learn more about our services for tropical decking.
Restaurant build outs, kitchen cabinets, commercial office interiors, and interior built-in designs all require top quality materials. J. Gibson McIlvain supplies the raw materials that allow the craftsmen to produce the fine work that satisfies customers.
For high end cabinetry we have provided carefully dried wide solid wood boards for everything from case sides to door panels.
Learn more about our services for cabinetry manufacturers.
Door and window manufacturers have several obstacles to overcome in their day to day operations. Their products must be made to exact standards to fit within little-tolerance-for-error areas like a window or door jamb. Their products face heavy use and usually need to withstand exterior weather conditions.
We at J. Gibson McIlvain can provide not only the specifically selected solid wood lumber, but also the plywood needed to complete the entire project.
Learn more about our services for door & window manufacturers.
Hardwood flooring is a durable and beautiful addition to any room, and, with so many wood species available to our customers, J. Gibson McIlvain is an excellent place to find the hardwood flooring which you need.
We provide flooring to many major flooring manufacturers and installers, and this starts with our strict grading process.
Learn more about our services for premium hardwood flooring.
Furniture makers have always been our customers. In the 18th and 19th centuries, furniture was the primary use of our hardwoods. Today the landscape has changed a bit, but the furniture maker’s quest for high quality has not.
We at J. Gibson McIlvain are intimately aware of the challenges facing you as a furniture maker and can work with you to select the right stock for your masterpiece.
Learn more about our services for furniture makers.
J. Gibson McIlvain supplies lumber to many of the top guitar makers in the United States. The Luthier demands that their lumber supplier understand their tolerances and have an outstanding knowledge of the raw material and how it will behave.
We at J. Gibson McIlvain lumber company buy lumber from abroad specifically for the Luthier, and we are well acquainted with our product every step of the way.
Learn more about our services for luthiers.