Local Suppliers

Here are some local suppliers that people frequently find useful. If you have suggestions for additions, let us know.

Accent Arts
392 S. California Avenue Palo Alto, CA
Art supplies, knowledgable staff.
Douglas and Sturgess
730 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA
Sculptural supplies, huge selection of resins and silicon. Incredibly helpful and knowledgable staff.


Palo Alto Hardware
875 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA
Great staff and close to Stanford.

Home Depot
1781 E Bayshore Road,East Palo Alto, CA
Lumber, household hardware.


Alan Steel
505 East Bayshore Road, Redwood City, CA
Metal and some great surplus metal parts


TAP Plastics
312 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA
Acrylic sheet, all kinds of other supplies


40 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA
Fancy woodworking tools.

Southern Lumber
1402 Monterey Highway San Jose, CA
Lots of specialty woods.


Fry’s Electronics
340 Portage Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
Consumer electronics, computer supplies and electronic components


HSC Electronic Supply
3500 Ryder St, Santa Clara, CA
Electronic surplus.

Excess Solutions
1555 S. 7th St. San Jose, CA
Electronic Surplus

Weird Stuff
384 West Caribbean Drive Sunnyvale, CA.
Electronic surplus.