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About Linden

In 1963, Linden Lumber began as a quaint sawmill atop that same muddy hill in Linden, Alabama shown above. Over the following years, Linden Lumber established a name for itself as the premier manufacturer of Southern hardwood lumber, growing to become one of the largest sawmills in the Southeast. The ideals of our founder - Mr. Don Overmyer - live on through Linden's tradition of innovation, quality, and a dedication to customer service. As active members of our community, we are proud to say that all of the timber processed in our sawmill comes from a short distance of "the Hill" - the same site in Linden, Alabama where we began sawing lumber some 50 years before. 

Here at Linden, we produce four species of lumber - red oak, white oak, white ash and yellow poplar. While we love all types of lumber, we have to say that red oak is our heart and soul. It's the main specie that naturally grows in our Southern forest and one that we've come to love - its golden-pink color, its bold grain, its rugged strength... In talking with someone unfamiliar with our mill, the question is always asked "Why don't you cut more species of lumber?" While we certainly could, we have a tradition of taking a few small things and doing them right. This lets us supply high-quality material through processes we've been perfecting for over 50 years. Our focus also provides the flexibility to work with our clients' needs and stay true to our key promise: our commitment to excellence in all that we do. 

We have developed the expertise to export our Southern hardwood lumber to markets across the globe, and we are constantly striving to better meet our customers' developing business needs. For over 50 years, our product has worn the Red Crown, and we welcome you to learn more about that legacy by browsing through our website or by contacting us so we can help you make your business more profitable. In short, we invite you to see how we are continuing our commitment to excellence by Redefining Southern Lumber.

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Linden Lumber to Close Hardwood Flooring Division

Linden Lumber, LLC is closing its hardwood flooring division effective today. As a result, its work force will be reduced by 37 employees. “This has been an incredibly difficult decision to make, but we believe it is the right decision given the ongoing depressed state of the solid flooring industry. Any time business decisions such as this negatively impact employees, it is very emotionally difficult for everyone,” says Hugh Overmyer, Linden Lumber’s President. The solid…

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Choosing Hardwood Flooring

Whether you are building a new home, renovating an existing home or just want to freshen things up, selecting the perfect hardwood flooring can be a daunting task. That is where the experts here at Linden Lumber are equipped to help you every step of the way! Linden manufactures high quality red oak, white oak and ash hardwood flooring that makes its way into homes across the globe. We have created a Pinterest page to…

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Linden to Exhibit at NWFA Wood Flooring Expo

Linden Lumber is excited to be exhibiting April 27th - 29th  at the NWFA Wood Flooring Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina. The NWFA Expo is the only wood show dedicated exclusively to wood flooring. Linden will be located in Booth #701 and will have samples showcasing our exceptional hardwood strip flooring - available in Red Oak, White Oak and Ash. We look forward to visiting with new and existing customers and to learning about the…

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