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!

Check out a few samples of some of the pieces that we have in stock now.  Stop by the Hoppe Urban Wood Lab Store to find many more!

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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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