Currently developing into the 4th generation of the lumber industry, the Weaver family legacy started with John Weaver who purchased his first shingle mill in 1904 at the age of 14 years old. He can be seen in the picture in the background on the far left. 
 

In 1989, John's Son, Wesley Weaver founded Oakcrest Lumber Inc along with his twin sons Roland and Russell Weaver. Oakcrest is a family owned company that has dedicated itself to excellence in production as well as customer service. The Weaver family is very hands on in the day to day operations of the company and has surrounded themselves with quality competent employees to help make Oakcrest what it is today. The sawmill has seen numerous upgrades in equipment and expansion over the years. 

 

In 2005 and 2006 the company expanded the dry kiln capacity in Buena Vista, Georgia and built the unfinished flooring operation.  In 2008, Oakcrest expanded with a new location housing a new drying facility in Newport, TN.  It is strategically located with easy access to Interstate 40 and is in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, which is known for its abundance of high quality hardwood lumber.
 

Recently, in 2017 the vision became reality with the addition of high quality unfinished engineered flooring in the Newport Location.

 

Backed by years of experience, Oakcrest Lumber remains invested in its integrity and commitment to serve this industry and is looking forward to the years to come.

About Us

Solid &  Engineered
 Flooring Operation

 
75,000 SF (solid flooring)  manufacturing facility
 
90,000 SF (engineered flooring)
manufacturing facility

 
Covered unloading facility
for incoming lumber

 
Optimized ripping for
maximum yield

 
State-of-the-art equipment to produce high quality floors.
 
Careful attention to grading and inspection
 
Heated and humidity controlled warehouse
 
Inside loading to assure moisture control
 
Lumber Manufacturing Equipment & Capability
 
Two - 7' Band Headings
 
Thin Kerf Gang
 
6' Band Re-Saw
 
Three Saw optimizing Edger and Optimizing Double End Trim Saw 
40 million Bd. ft. Annually
 
1 million Bd. ft Kiln Capacity
 
Meticulous moisture inspection 
of all KD lumber
 
Wood Fired Boiler Systems
 
Newman Planers with
Grading Lines

 
Straight Line Rip Capability
Quality
& Service

 
Anti-stain dipping end waxing
 
Grooved sticks for better air flow
 
Air drying sheds
 
Export preparations for
all KD shipments

 
Heated & humidity
controlled warehouses

 
Flatbed, van, & container
loading

On site scales
 
Company trucks for
prompt delivery

 
Unfinished Solid & Engineered
Flooring

 For Your Lumber and Flooring Needs.