Serving Bay Area Building Professionals Since 1934


510 658-1826

Monday - Friday: 7 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday 8 am to 4 pm

Builders Hardware

Your neighborhood hardware supply store

Step away from online shopping and travel back to the neighborhood hardware store where you’ll experience a welcome hello and customer service that’s like the help you’d expect from a friend. Our store may be small, but our shelves are stocked to the brim with everything you need in hardware to tackle home repair, home improvement and do-it-yourself projects. We are a Do it Best hardware store and carry hand and power tools, cutting tools and every type of fastener you’ll ever need.

Builders Hardware

Let’s face it, most home repairs can be done with basic tools and supplies. As a Do it Best hardware retailer we carry a complete line of builders hardware. From primers and sealers, to electrical and plumbing, our wide array of products will help you complete your construction project. So now when you buy your lumber you can pick up all of the stuff you need to get your job done right without all of the nonsense.

Stocking items include
Drywall Joint Compound, Joint Tape, Application Tools, Drywall Accessories
Electrical Electrical Boxes, Electrical Wire, Switches, Outlets, Extension Cords
Plumbing Supply / Drain Fittings, Valves, Clamps, Hangers
Hardware Gate, Decking, Fencing Accessories
Paint / Sealers Primers, Sealers, Stains, Brushes, Painting Accessories
Adhesive / Sealant Glues, Caulk, Construction Adhesive / Sealant
We can order any hardware item from Do it Best

Professional Hand and Power Tools

We have a wall of high-quality hand tools from the brands you trust, brands like Stanley, Stabila, Tajima and Stiletto, all at competitive prices. For the weekend warrior or professional builder we carry power tools from Skil, Bosch and Milwaukee. These innovative precision cord and cordless power tools are the real workhorses of today’s toolbox. Whatever your tool needs are, ask the experts at Economy Lumber Piedmont and get the right tool for the task and the results you expect.

Stocking items include
Hand Tools Stanley, Stabila, Sola, Stiletto, Tajima, Vaughan/Dalluge
Skil Worm Drive Skilsaw
Bosch Sanders, Grinders, Drills, Roto Hammers
Milwaukee Sawzall
Hitachi Pneumatic Nailers
MAX Pneumatic Nailers
We also carry Protective and Safety Gear
Skil, Bosch, Milwaukee, Hitachi and MAX professional power tools

Cutting Tools

In the process of building, construction materials from wood and metal to composites, masonry and concrete, all need to be worked. We carry a complete range of precision cutting tools designed specifically for cutting or material removal. These speciality tools are designed to get the tough jobs done with the least amount of wear and tear. We carry Diablo Freud circular saw blades, hole saws and router bits, and Irwin high-speed wood drilling bits, woodboring bits, and drill bits for metal and masonry.

Stocking items include
Diablo Router Bits, Saw Blades, Hole Saws
Milwaukee Reciprocating Saw Blades, Self-Feed Drill Bits, Rotary Hammer Bits
Bosch Jigsaw Blades, Rotary Hammer Bits, Grinding Wheels
MK Diamond Blades
Irwin Drill Bits, Speedbor, Auger
Specialty cutting tools available via special order.


When it comes to keeping things together we put quality first and foremost, and only carry fastening products from the leading names in construction fasteners. Names like GRK Fasteners, Simpson Strong-Tie and Sure Drive. If you are unsure how to connect, just ask us. Our complete line of fasteners provide connection and anchoring solutions to the many different application and structural needs found in construction.

Stocking items include
Sure Drive Drywall Screws, Decking Screws
GRK Fasteners Screws for Decking, Structural, Trim and Finish
Fastap Screws for Decking, Structural, Trim and Finish
Simpson Strong-Tie Structural Screws, Anchors
Galvanized Machine Bolts, Carrage Bolts, Lag Screws
Collated Nails and Fasteners Magnum Pro Speq, Senco, Paslode
We also stock good old nails and have a cool scale to weigh them.
Blue wheelbarrow from Do it Best hardware store
Do it Best

Making the best even better. Do it Best is a member-owned cooperative with the most complete hardware and building supply offering in the industry. As a Do it Best hardware store, if we don’t have it, we know where to get it.

Customer Services

The Piedmont Lumber saw

Cut to Size

Need a board cut to 4'-6" for a bench and you don’t have a saw? Planter boxes, bird houses, small do-it-yourself or school projects — we are here to help, from putting together the materials for your project and cutting to final size.

Custom milling in Oakland yard

Custom Milling

Your home has many architectural details that sometimes require skillful reproduction to match an existing style or pattern. Millwork services are available through the Oakland High Street yard — let one of our front desk pros help you with your millwork specifications and order placing.

Economy Lumber delivery

Curbside Delivery

We are Four Strong and offer curbside delivery directly to your job site on either side of the bay. From small orders to large bundles, if you need it delivered give us a call. Delivery price varies with distance, see map for details.
Bay Area delivery map

Can’t find what you are looking for?

Give us a call — we carry a wide variety of lumber and wood products that are not listed on our website.
Front Desk:   510 658-1826

Economy Lumber Piedmont

351 40th Street
Oakland, California 94609
510 658-1826

Monday - Friday: 7 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday 8 am to 4 pm
Sunday Closed

Four Strong

Visit one of our four Bay Area lumber yards for all your lumber and building supply needs.

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