6 Best Places You Can Buy Barn Wood

Updated: Sep. 29, 2022

Need to buy barn wood for your next project? Here’s where you should look!

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Reclaimed Lumber Yards

The first, and probably the easiest place to look, is at reclaimed lumber yards. A simple search on Google will lead you to some reclaimed lumber yards near you. These yards take in barn wood that you can get at super-discounted price (compared to buying new wood for full price).

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Your Local Supply Store

Although stores like The Home Depot sell wood at a full price, you may be able to find ways to get discounts. One way to grab reclaimed wood is by buying sets of used pallets at the store. The pallets are made with great wood that can be used after dissembling them.

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Craigslist or eBay

As you’re trying to find more wood, some people are trying to sell it! Go online and try searching for “reclaimed wood” or “reclaimed timber” to find what you need at a lower cost.

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Architectural Salvage Yards

Salvage yards aren’t just a place for cars—there are many filled with wood, as well! Plus, if you’re looking for all types of pieces for your next project, salvage yards are a great place to start digging.

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Demolition Sites

Know of anyone doing demo on their house? Call them up and ask if you can grab that wood! Most people would order dumpsters to get rid of the debris. But if you’re in the market for some wood, this is an easy way to help your friend clear out that debris and get wood for free!

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Online Communities

Using your connections within the community is also a great place to start looking. Why buy wood when you can probably get it for cheap (or free)? Ask around in your online groups, or even at your local watering holes, to see if anyone has extra wood they’re trying to get rid of. Chances are, someone has a pile of wood they’ve been wanting to sell! Looking for a fun project? Try making barn wood yourself with this easy-to-follow process.