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Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber In New Mexico

Updated: August 23, 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 New Mexico

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 to New Mexico hardwood 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.

High Quality Online Lumber

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1. Albuquerque Exotic Woods

Albuquerque Exotic Woods is a rare local combination of hard to find woods mixed with a top brand seller of tools and woodworking supplies. From pen blanks to environmental friendly epoxy this is a place to go if you are into woodworking.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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2. Cut & Dry Lumber Company

Every state has a sawmill that specializes in using urban-based trees to create unique locally sourced hardwoods. And, Cut & Dry Lumber Co. is that place in Albuquerque. With services featuring homeowner friendly sawmill capability they are a good wood supplier to get to know.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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3. Woodworkers Source

One of the challenges with the Abluquerque hardwood market is a wide selection of domestic and exotic wood. So, if you’re looking for specific species and grades then take a look at (delivered) wood from Woodworkers Source.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: Yes

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4. Mayes Lumber Co

Serving the Roswell area since 1934, Mayes Lumber Co features a great selection of hardwoods for nearby woodworkers. 

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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5. Wholesale Timber

From overhead beams to rough sawn lumber produced onsite, Wholesale Timber of Bernalillo, NM has an extensive supply of lumber. And, their website is one of the most unique you’ll find in the hardwood lumber business.

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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6. Metro Millworks LLC

Metro Millworks is a full service sawmill and lumber supplier with local delivery in Albuquerque. Their selection includes live edge slabs, locally sourced lumber and furniture building services if your project isn’t something you’ll want to tackle.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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7. Hansen Lumber Co

In Santa Fe you’ll find Hansen Lumber Co, who feature an onsite sawmill and a good variety of locally sourced softwoods.  And if you’re in need of finished surface lumber they have a good selection on hand in addition to roughsawn.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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8. HunterBower Lumber

While HunberBower is more traditionally a dimensional lumber source, they do advertise hardwood lumber in Albuquerque and are worth a call. 

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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9. Dovetail Workshop

The Dovetail Community Workshop is a woodworking community that offers classes and membership to help DIY’ers learn and build projects. And while they mill lumber, they are also a great Albuquerque resource to check out for learning more about woodworking

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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10. Alto Wood Products

Alto Wood Products features rough sawn lumber, beams, posts, decking and much more in species like Alligator Juniper and Black Walnut for a locally sourced look to your project. 

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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Resources

In and around the Alburquerque area there are a good selection of locally sourced, reclaimed and hardwoods available to woodworkers. And while surprising to some, New Mexico has a good selection of local woods to choose from. 

Which is why you’ll find a few local sawmills in this guide that offer up both local woods but a few will also mill your wood of choice.

New Mexico Woodworking Resources

Featured New Mexico Hardwood

While the Pinyon Pine is the state tree of New Mexico, there are a variety of hardwoods in New Mexico’s approximately 24 million acres of forestry. From the United Sates Department of Agriculture:

  • Pinyon and juniper woodlands are over half of the total forestry in total acreage, followed by Mesquite woodlands
  • Gambel oak is the most abundant by number of trees
  • While Ponderosa pine is the largest and makes up the biggest share of biomass
  • Commercial harvest was 28.8 million board feet in 2012

Wood Buying References

Hardwood Lumber in New Mexico Border States

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Eric has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has worked in small cabinet shops making everything from kitchen cabinets to hand-made furniture. Now working from a home woodworking shop Eric is sharing his passion for woodworking, tool advice and how-to knowledge from his Minnesota-based woodshop.

2 thoughts on “Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber In New Mexico”

  1. We have a big pallet manufacturing yard in Visalia Ca.
    Would you happen to know if someone in New Mexico can supply us
    with 1x4x40” and 1x6x40” hardwood deck boards and 2x4x48”hardwood stringers to build a lot 48×40 hardwood pallets?

  2. Hi George –

    I would check with Wholesale Timber as a both a retailer and they offer services.

    Eric

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