Paul Barden from Barden Lumber
September 13, 2022

A century celebration

To hear Do it Best member-owner Paul Barden talk about the celebration of his company’s 100th anniversary, one might think he was celebrating the community of Boyne City, Michigan instead. He wouldn’t have it any other way.

Read more in this cover story from LBM Journal.

About Do it Best

Based in Fort Wayne, IN, Do it Best is the only US-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber, and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales surpassing $5 billion, Do it Best serves thousands of member-owned locations across the United States and in more than 50 other countries. For more information, visit and follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter.

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