Guide to Hardwood Lumber In Arkansas

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Home » Buying Wood » Guide to Hardwood Lumber In Arkansas

In this guide to hardwood lumber in Arkansas we’ve searched and have a hand selected list of stores that specialize in hardwoods both retail and a few wholesalers.  While supply in Arkansas is focused on local supply of wood, there are a few options for the popular live edge slabs and exotic woods.

Where to buy hardwood lumber in Arkansas:

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How to Buy Hardwood Lumber

When buying lumber it’s best to understand grading first. And while long, the above video from the American Hardwood Export Council is worth watching to learn grades.

And how you can optimize your hardwood purchase.

For example, if your project doesn’t need FAS grade a #1 common may save on your purchase. But, if you needed FAS it’s not usually worth cutting #1 into an FAS grade with scrap loss.

Overview: Hardwood Lumber in Arkansas

Arkansas has a good selection of hardwood with a handful of full selection retailers, a few sawmills and a great selection of lumber yards. But, unlike some neighboring states, you’ll need to drive a bit further if you’re not near an urban center.

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Featured Arkansas Wood

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While every state has a state tree (Arkansas is the Loblolly pine), Cypress is a unique wood that is readily available at the local sawmills in Arkansas. And with its natural rot resistance is great for a wide variety of projects.

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1. Les Steen Hardwoods

Overview

Les Steen Hardwoods is a regional hardwood lumber in Arkansas supplier with a collection of the most popular hardwoods. And, from exotics, domestics and live edge slabs you’ll have no problem finding high quality stock from a trusted supplier of lumber.

As a bonus, they are one of the few retailers with a price list (below).

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

2. Sunset Premium Hardwoods

Overview

Finding exotic hardwoods is often a challenge, but at Sunset Hardwoods they feature one of largest supplies of exotic hardwoods in Arkansas. Which makes them worth a call if you’re needs are for unique supplies (or just standard domestic hardwood).

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

3. White Valley Lumber Mill

Overview

Sometimes a simple selection is best. And for local lumber you’ll find White Valley Lumber Mill offers mainstays with Oak, Pine, and cedar. 

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

4. Urban Timbers

Overview

Salvaging trees from firewood or mulch is a big business in most states. And Urban Timbers is one of the Arkansas sawmills that converts urban trees into usable lumber, live edge slabs and dimensional lumber. 

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

5. Rogers Cedar Lumber and Milling

Overview

As the name implies, if you’re in the market for red cedar than this is a specialty lumber mill with, well, cedar and a stock of live edge slabs.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

6. NWA Sawmill

Overview

While you’ll need to call him to get directions, NWA Sawmill is a family run, local mill that runs a WoodMizer bandsaw to turn your logs into lumber. You should be able to find anything from black walnut to hickory and more.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

7. Rising Fast Enterprises LLC

Overview

While Rising Fast Enterprises specializes in high volumes of reclaimed boards and beams they also have a selection of local lumber and flooring that makes them worth checking into.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

8. Arkansas Cypress & Live Edge

Overview

With a focus on custom cut cypress, some cedar and a sawmill to cut your logs this specialty mill and lumber supplier is worth looking up for specialty pricing. And, cypress is a beautiful wood with excellent rot and decay due to it’s unique composition.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

9. Davis Lumber

Overview

While stock is limited, you’ll find red oak, maple and knotty alder at Davis Lumber Yard in Texarkana. With a handful of other softwoods, plywood and hardware it’s worth a visit if you live close.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

10. Gary Pack Lumber

Overview

While specializing more in softwoods than hardwoods, you’ll find swampland cypress, wormwood and cedar in supply at Gary Pack Lumber.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

Notable Lumber for Sale

Key Onsite Services & Supplies

Hardwood Lumber in Arkansas Border States

In Conclusion

While there is a good supply of hardwood lumber in Arkansas you’ll find it harder to shop local shops for a wide variety of hardwoods. However, Arkansas features a great selection of cypress and sawmills that most other states lack.

Know of a few sawmills or lumber yards that you think should be on the list? Give us a shout in the comments and we’ll take a look at adding. 

Own a hardwood store listed above and want to update your offerings? Reach out to us and we'll update the directory!

1 thought on “Guide to Hardwood Lumber In Arkansas”

  1. Hi, I found in Arkansas a new stocking distributor of kiln dried lumber for both exotic and domestic hardwoods called:
    Working The Grain Hardwoods,LLC
    780 Buckhorn Flats Rd.
    Bentonville, AR 72713
    479-903-6601
    Website: WTGHardwoods.com
    They have knowledgeable staff to help with your project questions. WTGH can special order both domestic and exotic woods for large job business. Price list is available by request on their website.
    Hours: W, T, F 9 AM to 5 PM and Sat. 9AM to 2 PM – closed on major Holidays.

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