Exotic Wood Zone : The Largest Lumber Warehouse in St. Louis

Exotic Wood Zone : The Largest Lumber Warehouse in St. Louis

Exotic Wood Zone was founded in 2013 by Jockey Mohammed in St. Louis, Missouri.

After starting his career with his father's wood exporting business in the 80s, Jockey learned passionately about various woods in manufacturing musical instruments. He used to passionately work in his father’s mill.

For the past 26 years, Jockey has been supplying specialized exotic wood products to countries like Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the USA, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, Spain, and more.

Exotic Wood Zone is now a leading name among luthiers, woodworkers, and woodturners. For the past decade, Exotic Wood Zone passionately served over 100,000 customers with a strong presence on eCommerce platforms like eBay and Amazon. 

Exotic Wood Zone is now operating from a 25000 square feet facility in St. Louis and has over 50+ species of lumber and wood varieties in various categories. Thus, making Exotic Wood Zone one of the largest lumber suppliers in the Midwest. Moreover, we are a passionate team of 20 members with our best quality products and passionate customer service. 

Exotic Wood Zone has a unique collection of 50+ domestic and exotic hardwoods from around the globe. Some of the unique types of wood that can be found at Exotic Wood Zone include:

  • Bloodwood: A very dense and heavy wood that is often used for turned bowls and other projects where weight is a factor.
  • Bocote: A brightly colored wood with a figure that resembles zebra stripes. It is popular for use in inlay work and other decorative applications.
  • Bubinga: A wood with a very distinctive grain pattern that is often used for furniture and paneling.
  • Cocobolo: A brightly colored wood that is popular for use in turned bowls and other projects where color is a factor.
  • Ebony: A very hard and dense wood that is often used for inlay work and other applications where a black color is desired.
  • Goncalo Alves: A wood with a very distinctive grain pattern that is popular for use in furniture and paneling.
  • Padauk: A brightly colored wood that is popular for use in furniture and paneling.
  • Purpleheart: A brightly colored wood that is popular for use in turned bowls and other projects where color is a factor.
  • Zebrawood: A wood with a very distinctive grain pattern that is popular for use in furniture and paneling.

These are just a few of the many unique types of wood that can be found at Exotic Wood Zone. If you are looking for a specific type of wood, chances are we have it in stock. Come check us out today and see for yourself! We look forward to serving you.

The type of wood you choose for your project is important for a number of reasons. First, different woods have different properties that make them more or less suited for certain applications. For example, some woods are very hard and dense, while others are soft and light. 

Second, the grain pattern of the wood can have a big impact on the look of your project. Some woods have a very distinctive grain pattern that can be quite striking, while others are more uniform in appearance. 

Third, the color of the wood can also be a factor in choosing the right type for your project. Some woods are available in a wide range of colors, while others are only available in one or two colors. 

Finally, the price of the wood can also be a factor in your decision. Some woods are very expensive, while others are more affordable. When it comes to choosing the right type of wood for your project, it is important to consider all of these factors in order to make the best decision.

When it comes to choosing the right lumber thickness and width for your project, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, the thickness of the lumber will have an impact on the strength and stability of your project. If you are building something that will be subject to a lot of wear and tear, or if it will be exposed to the elements, you will want to choose thicker lumber. 

Second, the width of the lumber will have an impact on the overall appearance of your project. If you want a more polished look, you will want to choose narrower boards. However, if you are going for a more rustic look, wider boards may be a better option. 

Finally, the price of the lumber will also be a factor in your decision. Thicker boards and wider boards will generally be more expensive than thinner boards and narrower boards. \to make the best decision.

Here are a few examples of projects that can be completed with Exotic Wood Zone lumber:

  • Luthier Angel Jose Ortiz from Purto Rico with his guitar backside made from Spalted Tamarind.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CNBIvUWje8M/

  • Scott Hageman with his Guitar made of Tonewoods from Exotic Wood Zone

https://www.instagram.com/p/CMxeRqQjpjs/

  • Jim Smith with his Ukulele Guitar made of East Indian Rosewood Back and Sides and Spanish Red Cedar Neck blanks

https://www.instagram.com/p/CMkmKtwDM2Y/

  • Miniatures made by Zev Weis from our collection of exotic and domestic woods

https://www.instagram.com/p/CcNZpDAJyG6/

  • A Keepsake Box by Sara Estrapala

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cbh4EDCpyro/

  • John Dutcher created this beautiful pepper mill 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CY_gNacJpR1/

  • Scott Countryman’s made this beautiful end grain cutting board from Walnut and Ash

https://www.instagram.com/p/CVo6DJGp1Mj/

  • Casey Reeves Fire and Spice Board, made this from a mix of Walnut, Hard Maple, Bloodwood, and Padauk

https://www.instagram.com/p/CUaArWtpVWU/

Purchasing wood can be a daunting task, but hopefully this guide has provided some helpful information. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to serving you! Thank you 

Exotic Wood Zone is located at 1701 Macklind Ave, Suite 400, St Louis, Mo 63110, USA. Our hours of operation are Monday-Saturday from 7 AM - 7 PM CT. We are closed on Sundays. You can reach us by phone at 314-495-5453 or by email at info@exoticwoodzone.com. or visit our online store at: https://exoticwoodzone.com/

 


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