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Exotic Lumber Inc.

Luthier Supplier Supplies Tonewood Wood

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Exotic Lumber Inc.

Instrument grade hardwoods.
Three locations in MD,
Annapolis, Timonium and Gaithersburg


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from the Exotic Lumber Inc. web site

Exotic Lumber Inc. has its origins in South Africa. Started by Bill van der Westhuizen in Durban in 1988, Country Woods Corporation ( has grown into 3 branch locations totalling 65 000 sq ft of warehousing, over 1.15 million board feet inventory, dry kilns, millwork facilities and employing 60 people. When the van der Westhuizen family moved to Annapolis Maryland in 1994, Exotic Lumber was started and expanded in 2002 with the joining of partner Neil Gager. Exotic Lumber operates as a specialty lumber yard and has expanded into two operations servicing the Washington DC / Baltimore areas. We also ship lumber to customers throughout the United States, and with over 130 species in stock have one of the widest selections of lumber available on the East Coast.

Our customers include cabinet makers, furniture makers, millwork shops, boat builders, luthiers, building contractors and remodelers, woodturners, carvers and hobbyists. We have no minimums - you can purchase 1 board or 1000bf. Have a look through the pages of our website as we constantly upload new images, email us, phone us or better still, if you are in the Washington DC / Baltimore Metro region, visit us at either our Annapolis or Gaithersburg warehouses where you are most welcome to select your own lumber from our neatly stacked racks.

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