Business profile: Baird Brothers Sawmill


CANFIELD, Ohio — For 50 years, Baird Brothers Sawmill has paid attention to the little details. That’s why so many homeowners and contractors turn to Baird Brothers for true craftsmanship and quality wood products.

The company, located at 7060 Crory Road, Canfield, Ohio stocks and works with more than 20 species of hardwoods, from aromatic cedar to African mahogany.

You’ll also find great examples of alder, ash, birch, Brazilian cherry, clear cedar, mahogany, hard maple, hickory, lyptus, pine, poplar, American cherry, Spanish cedar, walnut, and quartersawn red and white oak, and regular red and white oak. The sawmill also recently added clear western red cedar and Knotting Inland red cedar, which is resistant to insects and decay.

The company offers custom millwork, and has built a reputation for quality with its moulding and trim work, flooring, doors and stair parts. You can also count on them for quality architectural millwork and restoration.

Wood can be purchased unfinished or Baird Brothers Sawmill can prefinish it for you.

History. Fifty years ago, three brothers — Howard, Richard and Paul Baird — along with their sister, Helen, started the sawmill. Today, President Paul Baird continues working the day-to-day operation, along with his sister Helen Perrine and Margot Baird, wife of the late Richard Baird.

And a second generation remains just as committed to serving the region. Family members in the business include: Mark Baird, Matt Baird, Scott Baird, Terry Baird, Tim Baird, Lori Baird Burdette and Carol Workman.

For Buckeye fans. If you need a unique gift idea or home furnishing flair for an Ohio State University fan, Baird Brothers is now licensed to sell OSU logo products. Why not show the world you bleed scarlet and gray with an OSU logo on a door, a cabinet door, bar stool? Or you can find smaller OSU items like a pizza serving board, grilling plank, clocks or cutting boards.

Baird Brothers Sawmill also carries a line of pre-sized butcher blocks.

And once you get the inside looking how you want it, you can also turn to Baird Brothers to help you work outside, too. They carry a full line of lawnmowers, chainsaws, tractors, leaf blowers, trimmers, snow blowers and maintain a full service department to back up these sales, too!

See for yourself. Visit Baird Brothers Sawmill Monday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to noon.

You can also visit them online at, where you can place your lumber order and have it shipped to anywhere in the 50 states.

Delivery is available to a 100-mile radius. Give them a call at 800-732-1697.


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