The Urban Wood Lab

UWL by Hoppe Logo Final 3The Hoppe Urban Wood Lab Store specializes in producing high quality wood products from local urban trees.  All of our wood comes from trees that were cut down for a reason other than it's timber value.  Traditionally urban wood has gone to waste with much of it ground up into wood chips or cut up into firewood.  We would rather save beautiful logs and mill them into usable products such as lumber, wood slabs, table bases, mantles, and other creative wood products. 


We do custom cutting for our tree service clients, along with producing many other slabs and products that are available for purchase from our Wood Lab Store or our Grafton Farm location. Our selection of natural edge wood slabs can't be beat!

Wood comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Check out our online gallery to see samples of some of our pieces.  Our contact us and we will let you know if we have what you are looking for.  We also can make custom cuts from our large supply of logs! 

 Click here to submit a product request

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The Urban Wood Lab is Relocating!

We're happy to be relocating to the same location as Hoppe Tree Service.  Finally, Tree Service and Wood Lab under one roof.  This will allow us to be open extended hours and house more inventory.  Please join us Saturday, February 24th for our Grand Re-opening from 10a-2pm.  We will have games, kids crafts, and refreshments!






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Featured Products

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Need some inspiration?

Check out our picture gallery of Urban Wood Lab Projects

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We do more than just sell wood products!  Our services include: Contract Milling, Kiln Drying,  Laser Engraving, Straightlining and Finishing Work.  And of course, If you have a tree that needs to come down, we can mill the logs and kiln dry for you!

Learn more about our services here


Store and Hours  

showroom panorama viewOur showroom has a large selection of wood products for your next woodworking project.  We also carry Waterlox finishes and sealers.  Local artists have crafts and furniture pieces for sale as well.  Come and take a look.


6117 W. Bluemound Road Milwaukee WI 53213 

Hours:  Thursday-Friday 10am-6:00pm Saturdays: 9:00am-1:00pm


The Farm (Our Production Facility)

We mill and dry our wood in Grafton.  We have a large quantity of wood in dry storage and going thru the kilning drying process.  We offer tours of our facility to see and purchase pieces prior to their arrival at our Milwaukee Showroom.  Click here to schedule a Grafton Tour


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Have questions or need help?

 Contact our Craftsman and Sales Manager Patrick Hill or (414)526-7382

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