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Lumber & Composites

Know-How: Lumber

Buying Guides

lumber buying guides

Be prepared before you buy. Learn how to select the lumber that matches your needs, style and budget.

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Project Guides

lumber project guides

We'll guide you through lumber jobs from start to finish with instructions and tool recommendations for getting the job done right.

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Videos

build with lumber videos

Learn how to repair a fence, build a gate and add stairs to a deck with our step-by-step videos.

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Lumber Glossary

lumber glossary

Use our easy-to-understand glossary of lumber terms to ensure you choose the right materials for your next project.

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Shop The Home Depot for Lumber

The Home Depot has a large selection of lumber. Whatever project you are working on – building a pool deck, a deck, privacy fence, picket fence or garden fence – we have selection of fencing, decking and lumber products to get the job done. When you take on a lumber project, you’ll need some tools, and you can find a wide variety at The Home Depot: nail guns, air compressors, gardening tools and much more.

Beyond our expansive inventory of products, turn to The Home Depot for advice, such as Buying Guides on choosing the right deck materials and railings. When you’re in the store, the knowledgeable associates at The Home Depot can help you decide which lumber of wood material is best for your individual needs. When shopping for lumber, The Home Depot is the best resource for do-it-yourselfers and professionals.