Do It Yourself

For Hard-Core Furniture Builders:

Are you looking for furniture grade lumber in North Florida?  You don’t have to look any further.  Strength of the Past saw mill and lumber yard is here for you!

We know how hard it is to find the perfect slab of cypress, red oak, virgin pine, or knotty pine.

We’ve got what you need!  We’re located just off of US Highway 90 in Wellborn, FL.  Ultimately, you’ll want to come by and see what we have for yourself.  But for the most accurate idea of what we have on hand, call Lewis.

Our Products

Source of Great Lumber:

At Strength of the Past, we understand the discerning needs of hard-core furniture builders. Our lumber yard is your ultimate source for premium furniture-grade wood. From the moment you step in, you have access to a curated selection that meets the highest standards of quality.

Handpick Your Boards:

Immerse yourself in the unique experience of choosing your own boards. Our lumber yard is open for you to select the perfect pieces that will bring your vision to life. Explore the rich textures, patterns, and colors that set our wood apart.

Sister Boards and Book Match Options:

For intricate designs, we offer sister boards and book match options.While milling wood, we take extra care to tag all boards to easily find them when we need to look for it. Elevate your creations with seamlessly matched grains and patterns, adding a touch of sophistication to your projects.


What our DIY customers are saying

“Strength of the Past is a DIY dream! Their lumber selection is top-notch, and the ability to handpick my boards made my project truly personal. The quality and character of the wood exceeded my expectations. A go-to for any DIY enthusiast!”

-Sam Jenkins, Lake Park, GA

For Hobbyists:

The Joy of Making a Family Heirloom:

For hobbyists, every project is a labor of love. Experience the joy of creating a family heirloom with our premium lumber. Craft pieces that carry a personal touch and become treasured for generations.

Project Ideas to Get Started:

Not sure where to begin? Explore our collection of project ideas to kickstart your creativity. From simple yet elegant designs to more complex creations, we provide inspiration for every skill level.

How to Know if You’re Getting Quality Wood:

Navigate the world of quality wood with our guide. Learn the key indicators of premium lumber, ensuring that every piece you choose is of the highest quality for your DIY projects.