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Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber In Washington

Updated: July 20, 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 Washington

Finding the best hardwood at the right price is always a search. And while hardwood lumber in Washington is generally easy to find, narrowing in on the right species and exotic woods can take a bit more digging.

In this guide:

  • Local woodworking suppliers
  • Where to find exotic wood, live edge and even urban lumber
  • Suppliers that offer planing and straight-line ripping

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1. Crosscut Hardwoods

Crosscut Hardwoods is part of a 3-store chain extending down into Oregon, and features a collection of just about every hardwood and plywood you’d need for your projects including veneer and CNC material if that’s your hobby.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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2. Edensaw Woods

Edensaw features just about anything you could think of for woodworking projects. From marine lumber to a full selection of hardwoods and turning stock. And if you’re not close, they offer up some of this supply in an online store.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: Yes

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3. Jensen Hardwoods LLC

In the countryside of Walla Walla you’ll find a lumber retailer that specialized in BOTH live edge slabs and features a full inventory of both domestic and exotic hardwoods. If you’re within a drive of the Jensen Hardwoods lumberyard it’s one of these rare finds in each state you need to visit – even just to browse the inventory.

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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4. Hardwoods to Get

Every now and then you find a place that breaks from the normal – and Hardwoods to Get aka TARGO is certainly it. If you are in search of custom hardwoods, unique pieces, live edge slabs or burls then be sure to check in with them. 

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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5. Contintental Hardwood Inc

Located in Kent, Continental Hardwood has millions of board feet of hardwood in their warehouse. While they are mostly a supplier to major wood industries it’s worth a call for your project if you need hundreds of board feet.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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6. Compton Lumber

Compton Lumber provides a wide range of lumber that includes standard dimensional lumber to a selection of hand-pick lumber. While hardwood isn’t their #1 priority, you can give them a call and see what their stock and pricing are.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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7. Limback Lumber Co

Limback Lumber Company is an old-time lumber yard with a GREAT service of offering free delivery in the Seattle area (check their site for more info). And while their hardwood supply is limited to popular domestics they are worth a look.

Price List: Yes

Online Shopping: No

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8. Lombard’s Hardwood Supply

Located in central Washington, Lombard’s offers the basic domestic hardwoods most woodworkers will use – and plywood to match your product. And, for the woodworkers fond of Festool (arguably the #1 tool maker) they are a licensed dealer of Festool tools.

Need your piece planed or sanded on a wide belt sander? This hard-to-find service is one they offer.

Price List: No

Online Shopping: No

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9. Live Edge Hardwoods

As the name implies, Live Edge Hardwoods specializes in just this one thing. And, for stock of pieces that are extra large and both domestic and exotic there are very few lumberyards like them. For example, some of their stock is over $2,000 for slabs 10+ feet in length and table width.

Lastly, they advertise over 800 dried slabs ready for pick-up and over 4,000 in their yard availble for drying in their vacuum kiln.

Price List: Priced by unique piece

Online Shopping: No

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10. Issaquah Cedar and Lumber

With Washington having the #1 supply of cedar in the country, it is a must to include at least on cedar supplier on the list. And, Issaquah Cedar is a  top supplier of cedar and specialty hardwoods for indoor and outdoor proejcts.

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Resources

While other states have a string of metro areas that lead to a line-up of hardwood stores through major transit routes, Washington has a cluster of traditional hardwood suppliers along the line from north of Seattle down to Tacoma. 

However, there are also a handful of excellent lumber suppliers and sawmills in the central portion of the state that are rural based. And, feature unique supplies that make them worth a drive to check out.

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