FSC® Product Lines

Lewis Lumber Products and Dwight Lewis Lumber are FSC® chain of custody certified by the Rainforest Alliance. This certification ensures that a company’s forestry practices are independently and objectively evaluated to meet the standards set forth by the Forest Stewardship Council®.

The Forest Stewardship Council® is an independent, not for profit, non-government organization that provides standard setting, trademark assurance and certification services for companies and organizations interested in responsible forestry. FSC®’s mission is to promote environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world’s forests.

Lewis Lumber Products and Dwight Lewis Lumber Company are FSC® chain of custody certified by the Rainforest Alliance. This certification ensures that a company’s forestry practices are independently and objectively evaluated to meet the standards set forth by the Forest Stewardship Council®.

Cherry, Red Oak, Poplar and Hard & Soft Maple

cherry

We have FSC® certified lumber readily available in these species. We can custom produce crown mouldings, bases, and casings in other species. We strive to use only sustainable forest resources that cause negligible disturbance to the environment. FSC® chain of custody and LEED documentation are available upon request.

Red Grandis™

Lewis Lumber Products is proud to offer Red Grandis™ (Eucalyptus Grandis). It is 100% FSC certified, and a versatile, strong and beautiful lumber considered one of the first substitutes for hardwood lumber. It is an excellent lumber for furniture, house interiors, flooring, framing and decorative products.

Red Grandis™ timber can be used in many applications as the result of an intensive silvicultural management, consisting on thinnings and prunings throughout the tree’s life. The strict classification and selection processes of the trees ensure the excellent properties of the timber and the high added value of the end product.

Red Grandis™ plantations have been eco-certified with the environmental quality seal. It is a versatile, strong and beautiful lumber considered one of the first substitutes for hardwood lumber. It is an excellent lumber for furniture, house interiors, flooring, framing and decorative products.

Red Grandis™ customers can feel good about using this premium-quality hardwood, and also be assured of continuous supplies throughout the foreseeable future. Red Grandis™ ‘ sustainable “green” status fits well with our environmentally sound philosophy. Download this brochure about Red Grandis™.

Red Grandis™ Supplier

URUFOR is committed to grow, manufacture, and market high quality Eucalyptus Grandis timber products URUFOR is a vertically integrated company committed to grow, harvest, produce and export high quality Red Grandis™ (Eucalyptus Grandis) lumber. The company owns over 85,000 acres of net plantation forest in the north of Uruguay, all 100% FSC Eucalyptus Grandis. The harvest is performed within a 20 years growing cycle, and it is carried out year round.

The logs are processed at the new sawmill 70 million BF output capacity, 47 kilns with a 4.2 million BF drying capacity, and a remanufacturing plant (glued and laminated products). Red Grandis™ , was the award winner of the Sequoia New Product Award at the last AWFS convention in Las Vegas, for product innovation, and leadership in the woodworking industry in the category of Green/Environmental Leadership in raw Materials.

General Description

The heartwood can vary in color from pale pink to medium pink. The sapwood, which is not always clearly differentiated from the heartwood, is typically paler. It has a uniform but moderately coarse-textured grain, which is usually straight or slightly interlocked. Red Grandis™ is a top quality solid wood product ideally suited for high end applications in furniture, cabinets, moldings, doors and windows, etc. Red Grandis™ offers an ecological alternative to many tropical hardwoods. Versatile and strong, this beautiful hardwood is 100% pure FSC®-certified.

Red Grandis™ (Eucalyptus Grandis) is used for building quality furniture, joinery, turnery, carving, mouldings, doors, windows, kitchen cabinets, flooring, etc. It is available from Lewis Lumber Products in 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4 Select & Better.  (NHLA Grading Rules)

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Properties

Red Grandis™ is of moderate hardness. It machines and turns well to a good smooth finish, and it takes fixings with no difficulty. It glues satisfactorily, and readily accepts paint, stain and polish.

  • Specific Gravity 0.55
  • Average Weight (at MC 12%) 575 kg/m3
  • Modulus of Rupture (psi) 11250
  • Modulus of Elasticity (psi) 1.42E + 06
  • Janka Hardness (lbs) 720

Source: Penn State University Study conducted by Thomas Baust

Durability

Red Grandis™ is Durability Class 3 – moderately durable (e.g. windows and doors up to 30 years without treatment – test performed by TRADA Institute UK – October 2009). The heartwood is resistant to decay when exposed to the weather above ground.

More than just a lumber company, Lewis Lumber Products is dedicated to providing the highest quality lumber products, including FSC® products to meet your needs.

Lewis Lumber ProductsLewis Lumber Products
P.O. Box 356
30 S. Main St.
Picture Rocks, PA 17762-0356
USA Phone: (800) 233-8450 / Fax: (570) 584-4466
E-mail: edp@lewislp.com