Artists & Craftsmen

Exotic Wood Turning Blanks

Highly Figured Lumber at Clark’s

For those who love working with wood, Clark’s is a treasure trove.  Whether you’re an artist, a wood-turning craftsman or a luthier, we have the specialty products to fill your particular needs.  Clark’s is the only lumber company in the Houston, Texas region where you can browse an inventory of over 100 species of hardwoods, softwoods and exotic woods at your own pace and choose the specific boards you like.  And when you’re ready for some assistance, one of our experienced sales staff will gladly be there for you.

In addition, we frequently come across boards in our inventory with unusually beautiful grain and markings.  We maintain a dedicated section in one of our warehouses for these select, highly-figured pieces, which hold the potential for some truly amazing works of art or furniture.  Wood lovers enjoy viewing these pieces, even the ones that they don’t buy.  

We also maintain a supply of fine tools, finishes and glues to assist you in your woodworking projects.  Come take a look; you won’t leave disappointed.

NEWS FLASH See our News & Specials for info on a large shipment of turning squares, turning blocks (bowl blanks) and pen blanks we recently received.  If you’re ready for an interesting new wood-turning project, Clark’s will be an excellent place for you to start.


  • Unsurpassed wide selection of hardwoods, softwoods, and exotic hardwoods
  • Unusual, highly-figured pieces available
  • Rough, S4S and S2S1E lumber
  • Lumber thicknesses from 4/4 up to 16/4, and widths from 2″ to 12″ +
  • Exotic turning blanks, bowl blanks, pen blanks, dowels, and other wood products
  • Shorts bins for domestic hardwoods and softwoods < 4′ sold at 50% of per board ft. or linear ft. price of longer pieces (exotic woods not included)
  • Veneer inventory including prized species such as Bolivian Rosewood,  burl and crotch cuts
  • Slabs and mantels available in many species; perfect for creating one-of-a-kind pieces such as coffee tables
  • Extensive inventory of plywood including exotic species


  • Custom milling to your specifications available
  • Shipping to any location in the United States