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Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber in Virginia

Updated: July 19, 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 Virginia

In this guide to hardwood lumber in Virginia we’ve searched and have a hand selected list of stores that specialize in hardwoods. And, as a statewide resource, we’ll cover all areas and included species of lumber ranging from domestic and live edge slabs to exotic imports.

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 moderate sized order 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. Colonial Hardwoods

With over a hundred years of combined shop experience in selling hardwoods, Colonial Hardwoods is a top supplier of domestic, exotic and live edge hardwood. And they have a first class workshop complete with every production tool a woodworker could dream about.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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2. C. P. Johnson Lumber

C.P. Johnson is a laid back northern Virginia supplier that encourages woodworkers to sort their racks and find the lumber they need. Besides featuring a price list (below), they also have a great supply of top local and exotic lumber.

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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3. Vienna Hardwoods

In business since 1982, Vienna Hardwoods is a local favorite for hardwood and flooring. With an extensive selection, warehouse you can choose your own from, and a services to cut your lumber to size you’ll have a long-term supplier with Vienna Hardwoods.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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4. Dunlap Woodcrafts

Dunlap Woodcrafts is an old-time lumber supplier with experience in not just hardwood lumber but custom pieces like musical instructions and gun stock.

If you take time to review their website you’ll run into (what I consider) a must-have for any woodworker looking to stain maple or curly maple: “Magic Maple Stain”. Or, a dye for this frustratingly impossible to stain wood.

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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5. Yukon Lumber

Yukon Lumber is an established no-sense supplier to both walk-in customers and contractors. With a good selection of hardwoods, exotics, plywood and milling services they are a must visit if you live in the area.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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6. Local Wood (VA)

In at least one metro of every state you will find a business that converts urban trees into wood. While that may not seem special, most urban trees are sent to the landfill or made into mulch.

And as you can guess part of the cost is the many nails and screws an urban tree collects. But Local Wood is where to look for urban sourced hardwood and live edge slabs.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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7. Hill City Woods

Hill City Hardwoods features the essential stock every woodworker needs. From Cherry to Walnut you’ll find a good stock of hardwoods and the price list woodworkers covet. Remember, hardwood lumber Virginia isn’t always sourced in major urban areas. 

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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8. Siewers

As part of a larger construction lumber yard, Siewers doesn’t focus on hardwood. But, they offer a selection of the mainstay domestic hardwoods and some exotics. With access to other construction supplies such as plywood they are worth a call.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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9. Ecofriendly Lumber

Ecofriendly Lumber is another urban lumber supplier that highlights saving valuable hardwood from the chipper. With an onsite sawmill and kiln, logs make a one-way trip to their site and then to yours. 

Check them out for a good supply of local hardwoods and live slabs. And, they also make furniture from what they sell if you’re undecided on building vs. buying.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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10. Herbine Hardwoods

Every list of hardwood lumber suppliers needs a sawmill. And, serving the northern Virginia Herbine Hardwoods is a great local sawmill to check in with for local stock of kiln dried hardwoods. 

And, as you can guess, sawmills offer up prices that can’t be found at retailers as you’re buying from the source.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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When you look for hardwood lumber in a state you want options:

  • One-stop shops that have every single species you can think of
  • Urban lumber stores that offer up locally sourced wood with live edge slabs
  • Mills with onsite kilns for direct access to locally sourced lumber.

So how does Virginia rate? Compared to neighboring states there is a great supply across all there categories. Which will make finding your hardwood lumber in Virginia easy.

Featured Virginia Wood

Virginia is one of only two states that features the same tree and flower as it’s state symbol: the Flowering Dogwood.

While the state tree isn’t a species to make hardwood from (usually), you can instead look at a locally sourced Black Walnut. This tree is coveted from the West Coast in Oregon to the far East Coast in Maine for it’s beautiful grain and mixed color sap wood. 

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