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Post and beams are used in construction that joins vertical and horizontal timbers together to create the structure of a building. The art of timber framing, mastered in Europe many centuries before the first Europeans ever settled in America, has seen a revival in recent years in the United States. Everhart stocks posts as big as 24" square, and as long as 40'. Lengths to 50' can be special ordered. We are pleased to offer post and beams in numerous types of woods, including:
  • Coastal Douglas Fir
  • Standing Dead Douglas Fir
  • Western Red Cedar
  • Southern Yellow Pine
  • White Pine
  • Cypress
  • Native Hardwoods
  • Antiques Beams - Numerous Wood Types
Coastal Douglas Fir Post and Beams

The Coastal Douglas Fir post and beams, harvested in the rich timber areas of Oregon, Washington, and California, are also available at Everhart Lumber Company. Any type Douglas Fir is the standard against which all other framing species are measured and is one of the few species available in large sizes from managed timberlands. The company's on-site mill cuts superior strength Douglas Fir post and beams that are highly sought by those looking for excellent dimensional stability and a straight and handsome grain pattern.

When builders look for the best in structural lumber, one of their first choices is Douglas Fir, for these properties:
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Universally recognized superior strength-to-weight ratio
  • High specific gravity, providing excellent nail and plate-holding ability
  • Superior performance against strong forces resulting from natural phenomena such as winds, storms and earthquakes
  • Ideal structural and general purpose wood for framing lumber in residential, light commercial, multistory and industrial construction
  • Characteristics making it ideal for joinery: doors, millwork, window and door casings, mantels, stairs and baseboards
  • When dry, Douglas Fir retains its shape and size and will not show a raised grain
  • Valuable for its rustic beauty

Douglas Fir post and beams are available in wide widths and long lengths at Everhart's. Specialty orders can be filled for up to 50 feet. Beams can be rough-cut or surfaced.

Certified to grademark Douglas Fir structural timber in the TPI quality audit program

Southern Yellow Pine Post and Beams

Southern Yellow Pine is one of the strongest softwoods available with a beautiful wood grain pattern. Yellow Pine is widely available and offers a lower price compared to other species. Southern Yellow Pine is native to the southeastern part of the United States where Everhart Lumber Company is located. Southern Yellow Pine is a very popular wood species for a timber frame or post and beam home. Available in long lengths and with consistent high quality, it has a bold grain pattern. Color ranges from golden brown to reddish brown, which darkens with age. When dried properly, Southern Yellow Pine has very little twisting and checking and stains well. Specialty orders can be filled for up to 50 feet. Beams can be rough-cut or surfaced.

Native Species Post and Beams

Native hardwoods such as American Walnut, Appalachian Cherry, White and Red Oak, White Pine, Eastern Hemlock, Yellow Poplar, Souther Yellow Pine to name a few, grow in abundant in the mountains around Everhart Lumber Company. Like a wine, these post and beam materials take time to dry and process for final use in the home. These types of woods are available from time-to-time in various lengths and widths at the lumber company.

Antique Reclaimed Post and Beams

Antique reclaimed post and beams are available in limited supplies from Everhart's. Please call for current availability.

Delivery of post and beams is within one week or less on most orders. Please call for price quote on these products.

Everhart Lumber Company, LLC
911 Veterans Memorial Drive

PO Box 68
Tellico Plains TN 37385
Toll free: 877-857-8062 * Phone: 423-253-2323

Open Tuesday - Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm
Closed Sunday and Monday


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