Domestic

Lumber

 Woodworkers Shop maintains the largest inventory of kiln dried lumber in downstate Illinois.  Our inventory includes domestic and exotic woods in a variety of widths and thicknesses, including turning and carving stock.  

Alder
Alder

Available: 4/4, 5/4

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Aromatic Red Cedar
Aromatic Red Cedar

Available: 4/4

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Ash
Ash

Available: 8/4

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Basswood
Basswood

Available: 4/4, 8/4

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Birch
Birch

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 1X

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Birdseye Maple
Birdseye Maple

Available: 4/4

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Butternut
Butternut

Available: 3/4, 5/4, 1X

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Cherry
Cherry

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4

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Curly Soft Maple
Curly Soft Maple

Available: 4/4

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Cypress
Cypress

Available: 4/4, 5/4, 8/4

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Hard Maple
Hard Maple

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 6/4, 8/4, 1X

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Hickory
Hickory

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 8/4

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Poplar
Poplar

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4, 1X

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Pine Furniture Grade
Pine Furniture Grade

Available: 4/4

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Pine D &Better
Pine D &Better

Available: 4/4

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Red Oak
Red Oak

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4, 1X

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Red Oak Quartersawn
Red Oak Quartersawn

Available: 4/4, 5/4

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Sassafras
Sassafras

Available: 4/4

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Soft Maple
Soft Maple

Available: 3/4, 4/4

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Southern Yellow Pine
Southern Yellow Pine

Available: 4/4, 5/4, 8/4

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White Oak Quartersawn
White Oak Quartersawn

Available: 4/4, 5/4

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Walnut
Walnut

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4

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White Oak
White Oak

Available: 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 8/4

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Wormy Soft Maple
Wormy Soft Maple

Available: 4/4, 5/4, 8/4

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We sell domestic lumber as S2S (surfaced 2 sides) which has been straight-line ripped (meaning one edge is already straightened) making it easier for you to work with.  This lumber is random width and length in thicknesses from 3/4 -8/4 and sold by the board foot. See chart 👇🏼 for actual thickness of X/4 lumber. 

Lumber Thickness Chart

Board footage is calculated by (width in inches + .5”) X length in inches X thickness.  Divide this by 144 to get board footage. We add 1/2" to account for materials lost in "straight lining"

Thickness:  3/4 & 4/4=1 5/4=1.25  6/4=1.5 8/4=2 

Example using a 5/4 board 9 “ wide X 72” long:

9+.5 X 72=684 684 X 1.25=855  855÷144=5.94 board feet = "6 board feet"

We also sell S4S lumber (surfaced 4 sides). Also known as dimensional lumber.  This lumber is sold as 1 X material in random lengths.  Both edges have been straight-lined to give a standard width on the length of the board.  See chart below for actual board width of 1 X lumber.

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