Who’s Who in Hardwoods

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Ian Ingersoll is the owner of Ian Ingersoll Cabinetmakers, located in West Cornwall, CT.

Ian Ingersoll Cabinetmakers is a custom manufacturer of cabinets, furniture, including beds, tables, chairs, and dressers. The company purchases a total yearly volume of approximately 100,000 board feet of Hardwood lumber, including Walnut, White Oak, Cherry and Ash, all FAS.

Ingersoll graduated from Salisbury School, Salisbury, CT, in 1967 and is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Ingersoll has been the owner of Ian Ingersoll Cabinetmakers for 40 years. He handles daily operations, as well as lumber purchasing. His first position in the forest products industry was in 1970 when he worked as a homebuilder.

Ingersoll has been married to Diane for 30 years and the couple has two sons, one daughter and three grandchildren. 

For more information, visit www.ianingersoll.com.

Robin Carley is president and owner of Carley, Wood Associates Inc., located in Madison, WI. In his position, he has oversight of all functions of the company, including lumber purchasing.

Carley, Wood Associates is a manufacturer of commercial and architectural furniture, fixtures and millwork. The company purchases approximately 100,000 board feet per year of Hardwood lumber in upper grades, as well as 12 truckloads of panel products. Species of lumber include Maple, Cherry, Oak, Hickory, Walnut, Poplar, Beech, Ash, Mahogany, Sapele, Makore and Douglas fir (4/4, 5/4, 6/4 and 8/4).

Unique services offered by Carley, Wood Associates include producing all shop drawings, engineering, dimensioning, fabricating, assembly, finishing and installation.

Carley has been president and owner of the company since its founding in 1983. He graduated from James Madison Memorial High School, Madison, WI, in 1973 and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, in 1978. His first job in the industry was during college, when he built unique pieces of furniture as well as other wood projects.

Carley, Wood Associates is a member of the Architectural Woodwork Institute and Forest Stewardship Council. The company is also a past recipient of the American Institute of Architects’ Wisconsin Chapter Award for Excellence and two-time recipient of the McGraw Hill/Midwest Construction.

Carley is a board member of Operation Fresh Start in his local community. In his spare time, he enjoys soccer, water and snow skiing, tennis and boating. He and his wife, Liz, have been married 38 years and together have two daughters. 

For more information, visit www.carleywood.com.

Zach Ubelhor is president of and handles lumber purchasing for Ubelhor Woodworking Inc., located in Bristow, IN.

Ubelhor Woodworking is a manufacturer of moulding and dimension parts for use in furniture making. The company purchases an annual volume of approximately 1 million board feet of Ash, European Beech, Cherry, Hickory, Hard and Soft Maple, Red and White Oak, Poplar and Walnut. Grades purchased include FAS, Select and Better, No. 1 Common, both surfaced and un-surfaced.

Added-value services offered by the company include planing, shaping, straight-line ripping, moulding, glued paneling, sanding, tenoning, and boring. Ubelhor Woodworking also offers a CNC Machining Center, Miter lock and in-house tool making for shorter lead times for customers.

Ubelhor is a graduate of Perry Central High School, located in Leopold, IN. One of his first jobs in the forest products industry was working alongside his father and eldest son to form a family-owned construction business. He has been president of Ubelhor Woodworking working alongside his brother and vice president Luke since 1994 when the company was founded. In 2003, his son, Kyle, started as a vital part of the family-run business. 

Ubelhor Woodworking is a member of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business.

Ubelhor and his wife of 41 years, Brenda, have two sons, Kyle and Zane. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and drag racing.

For more information, call the Ubelhor Woodworking office at (812) 357-2220. 

By Miller Wood Trade Publications

The premier online information source for the forest products industry since 1927.

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