About Bee Tree Hardwoods

When it comes to your lumber and hardwood needs, put your trust in a local, family-owned business with many years of experience! Get access to personal service. We have over 25 species in stock to choose from. Stop in to speak with one of our woodworking experts.

Meet the Crew

 

Jef Tennant

Jef Tennant

Mary Catherine Tennant

Mary Catherine Tennant

Mary Catherine is our Office Manager and was born and raised in Asheville. She is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ, with a B.S. in Aviation Business Administration. She spent 31 years in the field of airport administration in Arizona, Kansas, California, Nevada and American Samoa. She also worked for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association in their Airports Department, helped start the Tennessee Museum of Aviation, and owned an aircraft maintenance and flight instruction facility in Northern Nevada.
In 2015, she returned to Asheville and has been with Bee Tree Hardwoods since that time. She not only provides office support for all aspects of the business but also has an in-depth knowledge of Appalachian hard and softwoods and the log to lumber process.
She enjoys spending time outdoors on the water, and with her dogs.

Fred Tennant

Fred Tennant

Fred grew up in Asheville. He is a graduate of Western Piedmont Community College with an AS in Political Science. He has worked in law enforcement throughout the region and retired from the Black Mountain Police Department. He continues to serve as a reserve officer.
Fred loves to fish, both fresh and salt water and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.
He helped start Bee Tree Hardwoods and has a vast knowledge of species identification and the logs to lumber process. He continues to use his expertise for Bee Tree when he is not fishing or doing a shift for the BMPD.

Wesley Long

Wesley Long

Billy Rice

Billy Rice

Billy Osborn

Billy Osborn

COVID-19 – UPDATE:
As most of you are aware, life is a little bit different for all of us these days. In light of the recent stay at home announcement, we will be operating on a limited basis, rotating staff in and out to keep things moving. We are considered part of essential retail, as a hardware/building supplier. However, it will not be business as usual. If you need to pick up an order or need additional lumber or services, please call ahead first 828-581-0197. We ask you make an appointment so we can best serve you in the safest manner possible. If you can please leave a message, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you and be safe!