Supplying our customers the best quality High Performance Lumber Products is our top priority. We have been in the lumber…more
OHC expertly sources the world’s best lumber for marine applications, from 100% Burmese Mountain Teak for yacht decking and sportfishing coverboards, to Ipé, Cumaru, Garapa, and Tigerwood for docks, to lightweight but durable Marine Grade Plywood. All of our marine lumber is sought after for both beauty and the ability to withstand the elements, and our precision milling capabilities allow us to perfectly create elements for customers’ watercraft according to their specs.
Posts in Marine
“God made the Apitong tree just for trailer bed flooring.” – listen to the podcast here!
“God made the Apitong tree just for trailer bed flooring.” And that’s how Overseas Hardwoods Company began! Overseas Hardwoods Company…more
This Is What Ipe Looks Like After 12 Years
On Alabama’s Northern shore of the Intracoastal Waterway lies Barber Marina. It is a full-service marina and boatyard on nine acres…more
Why Burmese Teak Is Perfect for your Next Yacht Or Sport Fishing Boat
There’s a reason why we call Burmese Teak the “King” of hardwoods. It is unmatched in almost every aspect of…more
How Do You Know You Aren’t Using Illegally Harvested Teak?
At OHC, we hold ethics and quality to the highest standard. It’s the common thread that runs through every level…more
Flat Sawn vs. Quarter Sawn Lumber
Before hardwood products ever make it to your deck, house or boat, a decision must first be made on how…more
Is Your Hardwood Deck Hurricane Proof?
With the number of hurricanes the coast has faced over the past several months, it leaves many people along the…more
5 Rivers Delta Revisited
5 Rivers, Alabama’s Delta Resource Center, is a dream location for an outdoor lover. Named for the five rivers that converge…more
Marine Grade Plywood
There are few materials in shipbuilding that are as versatile as marine-grade plywood. Whether it’s needed for construction or repair,…more
Tall Sailing Ships: The Peacemaker
In 1986 a Brazilian industrialist had a dream to build a three-masted staysail schooner. Handsome, powerful, and iconic, Peacemaker (originally christened Avany) was built…more
Tall Sailing Ships: Nina Repairs
Ask any American what he or she learned about Christopher Columbus’ arrival at the Americas and you’ll likely hear two…more
Wood for Boats
The earliest boats go back 8,000 years ago, starting with dugout canoes. Those early dugout canoes ignited a desire to…more
5 Rivers Delta Experience
There’s a spot in Alabama where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee and Blakeley rivers converge into the Mobile Bay, fusing…more
Live Oak Landing Docks
Live Oak Landing, located near Mobile, AL, was purchased from private owners by Baldwin County in 2012 as a means…more
The Best Decking For Docks
When building a dock, there are many factors to take into consideration: cost, safety, durability, and longevity. In this article…more
Plantation Teak Vs. Burmese Teak
When one lists the attributes of Teak, it almost seems too good to be true. Teak naturally resists rot, insects,…more