Hardwood Harvest SALE through November 23, 2019

Our largest lumber sale of the year has been extended!

Whether you're a home DIYer, residential or commercial contractor, a furniture crafts person, or a woodworker creating holiday gifts from the heart, the Hardwood Harvest Sale is the perfect time to stock-up on top-quality domestic and exotic hardwoods and specialty lumber.*

Save on over 50 hardwood lumber varieties ranging from 10% off to 75% off bunk pricing.

All random width/random length rough hardwood lumber is on sale, including domestic woods like Alder, Cherry, Birch, Maple, Red Oak, White Oak, Walnut and more.

NEW DISCOUNTS added 11/18
  • 10/4 Birch, Narrow Rips — 50% off
  • 6/4 White Oak, Narrow Rips — 50% off
  • 4/4 Quarter Sawn Hickory, Narrow Rips — 50% off
  • 5/4 Ash, Narrow Rips — 50% off
  • 10/4 Hard Maple30% off
  • 5/4 Walnut, Random Width — 15% off
  • 5/4 Rift Sawn White Oak - Narrow Rips — 50% off

SPECIAL BUNK PRICING (call or stop in for current inventory quantities)
  • 4/4 Quarter Sawn Hickory, Entire Bunk — $2.73 bf (over 50% off)
  • 10/4 Hard Maple, Entire Bunk — $2.00 bf (65% off)
  • 5/4 Ash 2" Rips, Entire Bunk — $1.33 bf (75% off)


Curly Soft Maple and Curly Cherry Lumber

With the look of a three-dimensional surface, Curly Soft Maple and Curly Cherry lumber is a beautiful choice for variety of projects.
  • Unusual and high quality
  • Good figuring throughout the length of the board
  • 4/4 random-width 10ft boards
Curly Soft Maple: SALE $14.35 bf (regularly $15.95 bf)
Curly Cherry: SALE $17.99 bf (regulaly $19.99)

4/4 Holly in 1' - 6' lengths

This hard-to-find accent wood is one of the most naturally white woods available. SALE $32.95 bf (regularly $37.74 bf)

Save 10% on all Exotic woods.
We have a large variety of colors and grains in stock for creating projects that truly stand-out, including:
  • Teak
  • Ebony
  • Bloodwood
  • Bubinga
  • Katalox
  • Padauk
  • Purpleheart
  • Wenge
  • Zebrawood

Great deals for carvers and turners!

  • Thick stock in Red Oak, White Oak, Walnut, Cherry and Basswood is 10% to 20% off
  • 10/4 Birch$5.46 bf
  • 16/4 WalnutSave $5 a bf [SOLD OUT]

Other special lumber deals:
  • FAS White Ash10-15% off
  • Quarter sawn White Oak10% off
  • Quarter sawn Sycamore20% off 
  • 4/4 Red Elm $3.00 bf
  • 4/4 Rustic Walnut, Random Widths — $4.08 bf

At Sears Trostel we have a large selection of beautiful, high-quality hardwoods to bring great ideas to life. And if you're not sure WHAT you need — or HOW to make your project come alive — our friendly, knowledgeable staff is here to help you figure it out.

Visit our Riverside store to take advantage of these great deals!

* Sale on in-stock inventory only and excludes live-edge wood. Discount is off regular retail pricing. Sale ends November 23, 2019

Celebrating 20 Years of Festool USA with Emerald Edition

For over 90 years, Festool has been an international industry innovator of power tools, pioneering the track saw and has become an industry leader in precision sawing, plunge routing, sanding, and dust extraction systems.

In 1999 Festool came to North America bringing its fleet of specialty tools for uncompromising craftsman.

Now, celebrating 20 years in North American, Festool's Emerald Edition products are available for a limited time. Get them at Sears Trostel while supplies last!

Purchase and register an Emerald Edition tool to enter the Festool Emerald Edition Sweepstakes.
  • The Grand Prize is a trip to Festool USA Headquarters to spend a day with a Festool Trainer, plus airfare and hotel accommodations.
  • Three 2nd Place winners will receive a CT MIDI I Dust Extractor
  • Five 3rd Place winners will receive a CXS Cordless Drill Set

No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes. See the sweepstakes rules to learn how to enter without purchase. Enter by December 31, 2019 to qualify.

Plunge Cut Track Saw TS 55 REQ/FS

The Emerald Edition TS 55 /FS includes the Emerald Blue Systainer and a 28T saw blade and 55" Guide Rail. $690

CARVEX Jigsaw PS 420 EBQ

The Emerald Edition includes the Emerald Edition Systainer and a blade assortment pack, a $50 value.  $390

ROTEX Random Orbit Sander RO 150

The Emerald Edition includes the Emerald Blue Systainer, hard pad and 10 pack Granat P80 & P120, an $82.50 value  $620

DOMINO Joining Machine DF 500

The Emerald Edition includes the Emerald Blue Systainer, D6, D8 and D10 Cutters, a $136 value.  $1,040

Router OF 1400 EQ

The Emerald Edition includes the emerald blue Systainer and edge guard, an $86 value. $600


Fall DEMO DAY is October 24th

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
1500 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins, CO

See the latest tools and products from top woodworking brands IN ACTION, talk with manufacturer representatives, enter to WIN great PRIZES, and have a FREE lunch at this fun and informative event. Whether you are a professional contractor, home DIYer, woodworker, or artist, this event has something for you.  

See product-specific demonstrations at the times below. Representatives are on-hand throughout the event to answer your questions and discuss any product.

10:00 AM — The NEW Festool KAPEX Sliding Compound Miter Saw.
Light in weight and heavy in features, the KAPEX is the perfect saw for the workshop or the jobsite.

10:30 AM — SawStop Table Saw. See the amazing hot dog vs. SawStop demonstration and learn about the incredible technology that makes it the world's safest table saw.

10:45 AM — Kreg  K5 Jig. The most advanced Kreg Jig to make building with wood easier.

11:00 AM— EcoPoxy Resin Pour.
Learn about non-toxic, low odor EcoPoxy Resins and see how easy they are to use. The creative possibilities are endless! This will be a detailed pour showing how to do repair work in figured and knotty wood, as well as demonstrating how to make standard patches and other details pop with EcoPoxy pigments, metallics and glitters.

11:30 AM — SawStop Table Saw.

NOON — EcoPoxy Resin Pour. Learn how to use EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic to create a pigmented river-style table.

12:30 PM — SawStop Table Saw.

12:45 PM — Kreg Adaptive Cutting System. The Kreg Adaptive Cutting System combines versatility, precision, safety, and portability to create a compact cutting center that allows you to take your building skills to the next level. Perfect for woodworking novices to professionals.

1:15 PM — SawStop Table Saw.

1:45 PM — Festool DOMINO Joining System. With a revolutionary cutting method, the DOMINO makes flawless mortises every time, with tenons that are stronger than biscuits or dowels.

Celebrating 20 years in North America, Festool's Emerald Edition tools are now in stock for a limited time. Check them out at DEMO DAY!

Register on Demo Day to WIN over $500 worth of prizes:

(You do not have to be present to win. Register between 7:30 am and 2:00 pm on Demo Day only.)
  • EcoPoxy Liquid Plastic 3L 2:1 Kit ($158.35 value)
  • Festool Limited Edition Centrotec Kit Sys-CE Mini ($120.00 value)
  • FastCap 3rd Hand 2-pc Upperhand System w/Carry Case 28"-60" ($94.60 value)
  • Fein Starlock Best of E-Cut Blades ($61.70 value)
  • Bessey 12" Capacity One-Handed 2-Clamp Set ($41.90 value)
  • FastCap Ballistic Self-Healing Apron ($35.20 value)
  • Kreg R3 Pocket Hole Jig ($29 value)

Lunch is served from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Enjoy BBQ and beverages on us!


The End of An Era

July 10, 2019

The Sears Trostel Bread ’N’ Boards annual fundraiser for the Food Bank for Larimer County has become a community staple that we are very proud to be a part of. And it is with sadness that we announce that the event will not be held this December.

For 13 years, Sears Trostel employees have made cutting boards throughout the year to sell at the Bread 'N' Boards event. With a sell-out most years, the boards created to meet the needs of the event have grown to 1000+ boards. That’s a lot of boards!
“It is a time- and manpower-intensive process, and it has been nearly impossible to divert staff to the project this year," says Curt Viehmeyer, General Manager and co-owner of Sears Trostel. "The increased pace of business has made it necessary to have all hands on deck to serve our valued customers.
“With less personnel time to devote to creating boards, plus an overall saturation in the marketplace, the difficult decision was made to bring the event to a close.”
We’re excited to say Bread 'N' Boards has raised just under $330,000 for the Food Bank since its inception. Now the staff is discussing alternative ways we can be of service to the Food Bank and the community.

We say THANK YOU to Great Harvest Bread of Fort Collins and New Belgium Brewery for their steadfast sponsorship support, and to all the volunteers, local artisans and businesses that gave of their time and resources to make Bread ‘N’ Boards such a success.


2019 Woodworking Show Winners!

February 26, 2019

THANKS to all the woodworking artists that participated in the Sears Trostel 16th Annual Woodworking Show, Sale & Competition last week, February 21-23! We love seeing the talent and creativity in our community, and providing a venue to bring it all together.

We also thank this year's judges who took-on the difficult task of picking the winners from many beautiful and technically-challenging entries — Dave Moore from the Fort Collins Creator Hub; Jim Lasher, avid woodworker and creator of many intricate Signature Boards for the annual Bread 'N' Boards event; and Kaycee Lott, event director for Maker Bolder's Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest.

While all the entries are truly winners, these are the entries awarded prizes:

1st PlaceSpencer Young, Titan Woodworking, "Walnut Credenza" in Walnut and Maple

2nd Place
Nate Roth, "Bow-front Entry Table with Hidden Drawer" in Cherry, Maple and Birdseye Maple Veneer

3rd Place
Brian Carroll, "Cruzin" sculpture in Juniper, Mesquite and Redwood

4th Place
William Pawuk, "Morris Chair for Two" in Cherry

5th Place
John Dumler, "Ukulele" in Koa and Walnut

6th Place
Andy Weiss, Genuine Woodworking, "Recycled Skateboard Bowl" turning made with skateboard decks

Creative Use of EcoPoxy
Tyson Luttenbacher, "Dining Table" in Myrtle wood and EcoPoxy

Peoples Choice Award
Eric Winne, High Country Fine Furniture, "Bonsai Garden" hanging shelf in Walnut and Soft Maple  

If you weren’t able to make it to the show, check out all the entries at
>>  the 16th Annual Woodworking Show Gallery