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why barden lumber

Founded 1922 by F.O. Barden and his son Aldwyn, Barden Lumber, is one of the last family owned and operated, indoor lumber yards in Northern Michigan. Located in downtown Boyne City and serving all our northern Michigan communities including Petoskey, Charlevoix, East Jordan, Harbor Springs, Barden Lumber has everything you need for your next building project. We are proud to have years of knowledge in the construction industry passed down through generations of experience. Our national buying power allows us to offer our customers competitive pricing and extensive resources. We have an expansive facility and a diverse fleet of trucks ready to serve your building material needs. Whether you’re a putting up a pole barn, doing a bathroom remodel or just need a saw blade, call or stop by our store and let us show you that friendly, small-town service is still alive and strong!

What We Do


We deliver in the  Charlevoix-Emmet-Antrim County areas. Our diverse fleet of vehicles and experience allows us to deliver all types of materials in a timely fashion for minimal to no cost to you.

blueprint takeoffs

Our estimators have years of knowledge and experience in the construction industry.
Whether you’re building a deck or a custom home, leave it to us to provide you a comprehensive list of materials needed to complete the job.

cut to size

We offer the convince of cutting or ripping your lumber purchase in our yard. We can help you get the lengths and sizes you need for a minimal price.

building & consultation

Since 1922, we have served as a knowledge base for the builders and homeowners in the community. Let our years of experience help you on your next project.  

pole barn estimates

In addition to blueprint estimating, we offer our customers digitally designed pole barns with custom drawings, material lists and accurate quotes.

tool repair

Our team is able to assess issues with your equipment  and offer the best advice for repair. If we are unable to fix it, we will assist in getting you  the proper resources to get the job done.  


I have known the Barden family for over 50 years. They are trustworthy, customer orientated, seldom are not able to fill your order. I have enjoyed being a customer and supplier. One of the last family owned lumber/hardware stores in Michigan.
LEWIS - Petoskey
Was in here this morning looking at materials for my historical home. The staff is wonderful, products are high quality, and I will be purchasing from them again!
JESSICA - Boyne City
Great service. Knowledgeable staff always eager to help with good attitudes. Plenty of people to help load lumber and big stuff. Huge selection of any building supplies. Shop here daily.
DAN - East Jordan