Swanson Timber Company was started in Cloverdale, CA in 1980 by Alan Swanson. Alan sold mainly Redwood and Doug Fir on the wholesale market. For a period of time during the 1980′s he also ran a stake mill. In 1989 the business/family moved to Willits, CA. It was there that Alan’s son, Chris, began working with him in 1998. In 2010 the business opened its current yard in Biggs, CA. Swanson Timber currently sells a variety of stakes, lumber and other wood products to both the wholesale and retail markets.