Milling Operations

Call your nearest Hood Distribution location for current availability.

Hood Distribution has five mills located strategically throughout the Eastern United States: Ayer, MA; Durham, CT; High Point, NC; Mobile, AL, and Nashville, TN.

The mills’ core purpose is to provide value-added services that reflect the highest degree of quality.

Whether you need custom hardwood flooring, custom panels, architectural millwork, or custom mouldings, our millwork departments will create it.

When you combine our millwork capability with our on-site inventory of hardwoods, softwoods, and plywood, we are the obvious choice for your next custom millwork package.

Mobile, AL

Mobile, AL

Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN

High Point, NC

High Point, NC

Durham, CT

Durham, CT

Ayer, MA

Ayer, MA

Milling Services

Surface 2 Sides — Straight Line Rip One Edge

Surfacing lumber allows you to see grain patterns and color, taking the guesswork out of your manufacturing.
Time and labor-saving Straight Line Rip 1-edge lumber gives you a straight edge on the boards for your employees to begin processing without having to establish a straight edge in your shop.

Hardwoods Rip for Moulding & Cabinet Manufacturers

Gang-Rip technology saves you money by providing you with ready-to-work hardwood so there is no need for the expense of your own rip-sawing operation.

You decide species, length & widths, and grade of material.

 

Availability:

Our large hardwood inventories ensure a constant supply of quality lumber.

Surface 4 Sides (S4S) Boards

Traditionally Poplar and Oak are our S4S best sellers. However, we have inventories on the ground ready to S4S beyond these two traditional species.

All our boards have moulded finish providing a high quality appearance that complements any project.

 

Availability:

1” x 12” S4S Poplar and Oak boards are readily available

Special Order: We have the ability to run 10” and 12” boards, through the moulders for a wide S4S board.

Custom Mouldings

Hood Distribution specializes in creating bold, beautiful mouldings tailored to your needs.

Any hardwood species are available to create your custom profiles to help design unique spaces.

Ayer, MA Milling Operation

Our Ayer, MA mill maintains a significant stock of Douglas Fir and Cedar timbers.

Our unique ability to custom mill either our inventory or timbers you provide enables a quick turnaround for most milling projects.

Note that once material has been remanufactured to your specifications, we do not guarantee the grade, appearance, or structural value.

  • Timber Sizer with 16” × 24” capacity
  • Rough Timbers to S4S
  • Rough Clean Faces
  • Clean and Bright Resawn Faces
  • Rough beams dressed to standard size ½” measurement
  • Single and Double Tongue and Groove
  • Custom Rough and S4S

We also offer custom milling services for your material with the exception of reclaimed or previously installed timbers, and pressure treated lumber.