Estimating Standing Timber Value

north american hardwood forest in summer

While coming up with exact numbers is impossible while trees are still standing, you can get a reasonable estimate of the likely range of values you can expect from your standing timber. Read more »

Estimating Standing Tree Volume

giant sequoia trees in california

Armed with a little knowledge and a few tools, you can come up with a pretty good estimate of the volume and range of possible values for your standing timber. Part one of a two part series covers scaling the trees while they’re still standing. Read more »

Is My Timber Big Enough To Harvest

Can you wrap your arms around your trees? This simple test is a great way to gauge whether a tree is mature enough to harvest. Still, there is no substitute for having a professional timber buyer assess your woods. Contact Timber Works for a free evaluation. Read more »

Thousand Cankers Disease

thousand cankers as seen in black walnut trees

Thousand cankers disease is a relatively new fungal infection that seems to have an affinity for Walnut trees. The disease is a combination of damage caused by a native beetle, coupled with a canker producing fungal infection. While the disease itself is rarer than Emerald Ash Borer and Walnut trees seem at least partially capable of fending off an infection, it is still a growing concern among foresters and members of the forest products industry. Read more »

Timber Ownership in the US

timber ownership historical chart

While Federal and State Governments own millions of acres of standing timber in the United States, the share of timber ownership is still overwhelmingly held by the private sector. As a result, the market for standing timber is robust, resilient and surprisingly responsive to market changes. Read more »

Logging and the Environment

true northern white oak

Hardwood Lumber is among the best examples of a renewable resource in North America. An appropriate, properly implemented forest management plan can actually improve the growth rate, vitality and carbon-sequestering capacity of your standing timber. We specialize in balancing the financial return from a woods with concerns about preserving wildlife habitat and maximizing forest vitality. Read more »

Getting the Most for Your Timber Sale

The timber industry is changing rapidly and Timber Works is uniquely suited to take advantage of these changes. We aren’t middle men like most loggers which means we can afford to pay a higher price for your standing timber. We’re so confident in our model that we offer a high price guarantee to our land owners on any standing timber we buy.

How Much is My Standing Timber Worth

white oak logs

Valuing a stand of timber depends heavily on the size and quality of the trees in the woods. It is important to educate yourself on your timber stand and work with a customer-oriented logging company you can trust. Timber Works will provide you with a no obligation assessment of your timber stand, answering all of your questions and explaining every step of the process along the way. Read more »

Forest Management Services

standing hardwoods trees in north america

Deciding to harvest your timber is an important decision. Ohio Timber Works puts the land owner front and center. We will never pressure you to harvest trees you want to preserve. We strive to balance the needs of the land owner with the continued health and vitality of their timber stand. We take extreme care to minimize our impact while harvesting. We even offer complimentary log road reseeding upon request. Learn more »

Emerald Ash Borer

emerald ash borer damage

Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive Beetle from Asia that selectively bores into and carries out its life cycle in the outer layers of Ash trees. As the insect spreads it colonizes exponentially larger areas resulting in a 100% mortality rate for any Ash trees in the vicinity. Treatment options for trees of ornamental value are available but impractical for larger timber stands. Learn more »