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Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber In Missouri

Updated: December 11, 2022
Finding hardwood at a reasonable price is hard. Box stores charge a high markup, and local sources take a lot of research. Use this guide to help find quality hardwood lumber near you.
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Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber In Missouri

Buying hardwood of any quantity is costly. Due to issues from the  pandemic and inflation finding the best hardwood near you at a reasonable price is difficult. In this guide you’ll find a collection of top hardwood stores in your state (and bordering) to browse prices and stock.

To help your search you’ll find:

  • Price list links when published
  • Key services like surfacing (eg. S3S) 
  • Pick-up vs. delivery
Lastly, with the price of hardwoods even a few dozen board feet can be worth a 1-2 hour drive. And who knows, maybe you’ll find a hardwood for turning, reclaimed lumber or even urban timber for your next project.

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1. U-Pick Hardwood Lumber

Any woodworker looking for hardwood wants to hear “you pick” – so U-Pick Hardwood Lumber is sure to get your attention. And from exotics to domestic hardwoods you’ll find a no nonsense of hardwoods at this St. Charles location.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

2. OP Hardwoods

If you need a hand with flattening your live edge slab, sawing down panels to fit your vehicle and a great selection of hardwoods and exotic wood then OP Hardwoods is a Springfield location worth putting on top of your shopping list.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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3. Exotic Wood Zone

While Exotic Wood Zone has all the domestic and exotics you’ll need, they also carry a unique selection of “tone woods” for musical instrument projects.  

Into wood turning? Then they have a great selection of blanks and burls to select from.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: Yes

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

4. St. Charles Hardwoods

With over 10,000 board feet of lumber and a local mill St Charles Hardwoods features 40 hardwood species to choose from. But they also have a little bit of everything else from turning stock to beams.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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5. Cardwell Hardwoods

As one of the few mid-Missouri hardwood suppliers, Cardwell Hardwoods features a comprehensive list of tools, lumber and supplies. And, as a subsidiary of a sawmill, they feature a great selection both retail and wholesale.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

6. Rosewood Archery Products

Don’t let the name fool you, Rosewood Archery Products is a unique supplier of archery equipment. But, they also have an interesting supply of turning supplies, pen blanks, burls and a big selection of live edge slabs.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: Yes

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

7. Wunder Woods

Local suppliers with onsite sawmills are a great way to build an ongoing relationship with a fellow woodworker. And, the team at Wunder Woods is one of those local suppliers in St. Charles. With live edge slabs and a lumber pricelist they are worth a look when shopping for hardwood.

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

8. Urban Lumber Company

Almost every large metro has an urban lumber company that focuses on converting trees otherwise headed to the firewood pile to lumber. And, as their name implies, this is the choice for woodworkers in the Kansas City lumber market. And if you have a log or two or more give them a call on how they will process (and possibly arrange pickup).

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

9. Norrenberns

Located in the southwest suburbs of St. Louis, Norrenberns Lumber features a supply of the more popular hardwoods and some exotics. And as part of a larger lumber store with other hardware, trim and tools you’ll be able to gather all of the other supplies for your project.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

10. Saw Logs to Lumber

As a mix of a sawmill and an artisan that makes everything from paddles to benches, if you’re in the area its worth calling into Logs to Lumber for a local collection of live edge slabs and lumber.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Wood Selection

Services & Supplies

Resources

Missouri Woodworking Resources

Featured Missouri Hardwood

Black walnut is a featured hardwood in Missouri and commonly found in and around sawmills producing live edge slabs.

Wood Buying References

Hardwood Lumber in Missouri Border States

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