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Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber In South Carolina

Updated: July 17, 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 South Carolina

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. Ashley River Lumber

When you’re looking for hardwood lumber and want a local supplier, responsibly harvested wood at a price that hasn’t seen many hands (and transportation) then Ashley River Lumber is where to start. 

While they don’t have the exotic hardwoods you may be searching for they offer up over 30 species of local woods and milling services.

And, as a unique service not found elsewhere, they will kiln dry your air dried lumber if you’ve had it sawn elsewhere.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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2. Tidewater Lumber and Mouldings

Since 1981 Tidewater Lumber and Moulding has been supplying local carpenters, woodworkers and DIY’ers with lumber and hardwoods. 

And with a solid collection of commonly used lumber from maple and walnut to live edge slabs and reclaimed lumber you’re likely to find what you need.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: Yes

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3. Affordable Lumber

While species are limited, if you’re looking for the staples of woodworkers (oak and pine), live in the area and want a great price on lumber then Affordable Lumber is worth a call. 

And, if you take a look at their price list you’ll find pricing that you just won’t see anywhere else. 

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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4. th’ Lumber Yard

th’ Lumber Yard has been around since 1974 providing lumber and hardwoods to the Greenville area. And with a good selection of hardwoods, a top notch set of services for dimensioning it, plus ability to find and order in what they don’t stock they are a must call if you are in the area.

Need a custom door, table, cabinet or other woodwork? Well, they don’t just sell the lumber they’ll build your project too.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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5. Aultman Sawmill

From urban lumber cutdowns to rural logs from your property, Aultman Sawmill will either cut your logs or they offer a good selection of local hardwood and live edge slabs. 

Why go with a sawmill? Well, if your budget is shorter and you can arrange for a kiln you’ll save money and have it locally sourced. 

Lastly, you’ll need to give Aultman a call if you’re looking for specific hardwoods ready to haul away.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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6. Southern Lumber and Millwork

Southern Lumber and Millwork is a full service lumber yard with everything you’ll need for home construction. But, they also stock a good supply of both domestic and exotic hardwoods. All backed by a 70+ year history of serving woodworkers.

And while not all lumber is surfaced and ready to use, they offer up services for both ripping and final surfacing.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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7. Anchor Hardwoods

With an onsite kiln and a continually rotating supply of about 25 species of hardwood you’ll want to put Anchor Hardwoods on your hardwood lumber in South Carolina list. 

And, they also offer up exotics if your project is in need of non-domestic hardwoods.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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8. Custom Woodcrafter

When working with the Custom Woodcrafter you’ll be purchasing from a seasoned professional that not just sells wood. He builds high quality custom furniture and millwork.

And like any professional woodworker he features wide belt sanders (for hire), custom cutting services and even classes on woodworking.

Oh, and of course, a great selection of domestic and exotic hardwoods.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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9. Woodcraft of Greenville

Turning to retail stores, Woodcraft is a tried and true source of hardwood for woodworkers across the country. From smaller stock for turning to larger stores of hardwood (including online) you’ll find a good selection at Woodcraft.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: Yes

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10. M2 Lumber

From a sawmill and kiln to locally sourced hardwoods, M2 Lumber features a great selection of hardwoods. And, if you need something built, they offer up furniture and design services.

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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Resources

While South Carolina features a decent supply of hardwood lumber, compared to its neighboring state of Georgia wood can be a little harder to find.

Interested in learning more about woodworking? Be sure to check out a woodworkers guild noted below.

South Carolina Woodworking Clubs

The guilds and woodworking clubs noted below are open to most woodworkers with a small annual fee. Be sure to check them out as there is likely there is one in your area.

Featured South Carolina Wood

While the state tree of South Carolina is the Sabel Palm, for woodworkers is the abundant local supply of Black Cherry. Interested in more news on the South Carolina timber industry? Be sure to follow the pricing report published by the SC Forestry Commission.

Wood Buying References

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  1. Mann Tool on Chris Dr in Columbia sells hardwoods and woodworking tools (DeWalt, Rockler, Kreg, Makita, Bessey, etc.). They also have classes to show the basics of wood prep, using routers, wood turning, etc. They

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