Where to Buy Wood: A State by State Guide For Woodworkers

Where to Buy Hardwood Lumber

Map of the USA

Follow the links below to find hardwood resources in each state. We’re working on finishing the last few states so be sure to bookmark this page.

High Quality Online Lumber

Forest 2 Home Store:

Woodcraft Online Store:

Walnut, Cherry & Maple Mix:

Exotic Wood Package:

Six Foot Long Cherry:

Buying hardwood is difficult for even experienced woodworkers. 

Because of the variations in wood grade, drying process, thickness and milling options a perfect pile of hardwood can consume a lot of time.

And money.

Once you’ve sorted out what you want to buy, trying to find where to buy the best hardwood at the right price is an even bigger challenge.

To help your search, we’ve collected over 300 hardwood suppliers and grouped them by state:

  • Woodworker friendly suppliers that will sell a board or two
  • Reclaimed lumber
  • Urban lumber cut from boulevard trees
  • Live edge slabs
  • And many more…

Make sure to bookmark this page and share with your fellow woodworkers.

Where to Buy Wood Online

While the first thought of buying wood online is you’ll only be able to buy small, UPS or FedEx sized packages there’s a whole other side: freight delivery of large (100bdf+) packages.

1. Woodcraft

Link: Shop Woodcraft Supply (affiliate link)

Stores in over 70 metros

Woodcraft is an established supply company with almost 100 years selling and supplying woodworkers. They serve most major metro areas with a store and have a high quality online store for wood purchases.

2. Amazon

Link: Shop Amazon (affiliate link)

Amazon has a surprising collection of wood you can buy online, including variety boxes of exotic wood scraps, pen blanks, species specific and various wood typically up to 24″ in length.

3. Woodworkers Source

Stepping up to buying full size boards at lumberyard stores, Woodworkers Source ships out of Arizona to locations across the US.

Worried about larger loads or weight? They have it covered in their shipping policies. And, even help you decide what the best shipping rates are based on your items weight.

4. Advantage Lumber

Another freight shipper, Advantage Lumber ships from the East Coast and offers larger quantity sizes of both domestic and imported hardwoods.

What’s unique about Advantage Lumber? They offer decking like Ipe and Cypress that is hard to find locally.

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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.

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