Maine, USA
+1 (207) 364 1073

165 species

Widest Variety
165 species
We have a stockholding of spread over 165 wood species from around the world.

508,000
board feet

Stockholding
508,000 board feet
Buy 1 plank or 1 thousand. We ensure you can choose whatever rare and exotic wood you require to finish your special project.

33 yrs

Expertise
33 yrs
With 33 years of wood trading experience in South Africa and worldwide, Rory is now bringing “Rare Woods” and his passion for wood to the USA

Home of the widest range of Rare and Exotic Timbers in the USA!


Widest Variety

We have now built up our stock to more than 150 varieties of Rare Woods, with more to come.

Big or Small

Buy 1 plank or 1 thousand – a stockholding of 508,000 board feet will ensure you can choose whatever rare and exotic wood you require to finish your special project.

Expertise

With 30 years of wood trading experience in South Africa and worldwide, Rory has now brought “Rare Woods” and his passion for wood to the USA

WORLD WIDE CONTACTS

The Rare Woods Team has travelled extensively, from Borneo to Zimbabwe, and built up contacts and sources of supply of rare and exotic wood. If we don’t have it we can probably get it!

ENVIRONMENT & CONTINUITY

We value the environment and to ensure continuity of supply of rare wood forever, we often promote lesser known species and lower grades.

Latest Blog Posts

01 July 2011
Good showrooms can give people ideas and the stimulus to begin that project they have been dreaming about.  Unfortunately they can also cost a lot! Our challenge as a fledgling business was to come up...
24 June 2011
Life as a timber merchant has often been a steep learning curve. I’m not ashamed to say that many mistakes have been made, some worse than others!Below I thought I would run you through some of the sc...
18 June 2011
Luthiers are a different breed with very exacting needs – often happy to sort through mountains of wood to select that specific piece with the perfect combination of grain, color and taptone. With my...
30 May 2011
Many woodworkers are surprised to find a “full house” exotic wood dealer in Mexico, Maine. 500,000 bd ft of exotic hardwoods 180 species displayed in racks and bundles Extensive showroom Milling fa...

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