About Us

Handmade Quality Goods.

McQueen Lumber is a family run retail lumber company in Welland, Ontario. We have been serving the Niagara Region and beyond based on a solid reputation for high quality materials and products.

For the last 21 years, McQueen Lumber has been known for supplying hardwoods and softwoods. Both rough and finished products come in a large variety of domestic and exotic woods. We manufacture products in our facility to ensure quality in our custom pieces. Additionally, we also provide sawmill services.

We pride ourselves on our customer service skills. We are dedicated to advise our customers on the best product that will suit their needs. Based on our experiences, we can suggest alternatives, modify plans, and advise customers on what their next step should be.

Wood is a renewable resource that, if properly cared for, could last forever. We fully support proper forest management practices such as selective harvesting (not clear cutting) and some urban salvage (urban trees or reclaimed lumber).

Our passion comes from the excitement of our customers. Whether it’s a custom piece that we have built or it’s our customer who transforms our wood into unique, creative, and stunning projects – it is truly infectious. It reinforces why we do what we do!

Our Team

Gord McQueen

Co-Owner & Sawyer

Gord McQueen (Father) is the Co-Owner and Sawyer (sawmill operator) specializing in standard lumber production and custom sawing.  Gord operates all the machinery in the shop as well as all the yard machinery. He utilizes his 20 plus years  experience to advise and produce high quality products including cutting boards, serving trays, large timbers, and custom orders for industry. Gord is an active member of the Ontario Woodlot Association, Niagara Woodcarvers and the Tuesday Retirees Club. He is also the  official McQueen Custom Cuts  Tour Guide, giving regular tours to new customers to showcase our products and services.

James McQueen

Co-Owner & Sawyer

James McQueen (Son) is also a Co-Owner and Sawyer and takes care of day to day operations. He specializes in large glued up panels, harvest and trestle tables, counter and bar tops, stair treads, butcher blocks, cutting boards, serving trays etc. James advises customers on product selection and material quantities, design options, and product quotes. He has also been a part-time professor  at Niagara College as part their Construction Program . James is also active in presenting a number of seminars for Lee Valley Tools.

Bud Chisholm

Volunteer & Shop-Hand

Bud Chisholm (Uncle) is a part-time volunteer and great help when a third hand is required. Bud is always willing to take on any task in order to get the job done. He is definitely a valued extra hand in the shop.

Our Shop