Serving Iowa's lumber and building supply needs since 1927.

    Corning, IA 50841
    (641) 322-3046
  • CORNING DESIGN709 Davis Ave
    Corning, IA 50841
    (641) 418-8065
  • CLARINDA1201 E Gardfield
    Clarinda, IA 51632
    (712) 542-5603
  • ATLANTIC110 E 3rd
    Atlantic, IA 50022
    (712) 243-4385
  • CRESTON604 Sheldon Ave
    Creston, IA 50801
    (641) 782-3310
    • Concrete Products
    • Decks & Railings
    • Doors
    • Fencing
    • Interior Products
    • Landscape Products
    • Lumber / Wood
    • Paints & Stains
    • Plumbing & Electric
    • Roofing & Soffit
    • Siding
    • Tools & Hardware
    • Windows
    • Specials & Bargain Bins

Tools & Hardware

It just wouldn’t be a Building Center without nails, screws, hinges, and hammers, and we’ve thought of everything. You’ll find Lufkin folding rulers along with the latest Fat Max tape measures, Wood chisels and Power Planers, Hand saws and Table saws. Whether its corded, battery operated or hand operated, our Hand and Power Tool departments have what you’re looking for. And you won’t believe our selectin of Air Nailers and Staplers, along with a complete line of fasteners, hoses, compressors, and fittings to go along with them. Our hardware departments carry a complete line of products from trusted names like National, Stanley, Master Lock, Johnson Hardware, and Simpson Strongtie, just to name a few.

Power Tools

We carry a large selection of corded, cordless, and air powered tools from some of the industry’s top manufactures. With names like Milwaukee, Bosch, Dewalt, Porter Cable, and Makita there’s nothing you can cut, drill, shape or sand. And our complete line of Paslode, Bostich, Porter Cable and Grip Rite air nailers and staplers will insure your project gets put together solid and fast.
(Some suppliers not available at all locations)

Hand Tools

With quality names like Stanley, Estwing, Channelock, Marshalltown, and Klein, you get unmatched quality and a lifetime of service. When the job you’ve got is already hard, why use a second rate tool that’s only going to make it harder? If you’re looking for professional results start with professional tools from Akin Building Center.

Bits and Blades

Whatever your drilling, shaping or cutting, we’ve got the right accessories for you. We offer a complete line of drill bits for wood, metal, plastics, and concrete, from manufacturers like Milwaukee and Diablo, Router bits from Freud, and jig saw and reciprocating saw blades from Lenox and Milwaukee. And whether it for your circular saw, miter saw, or table saw, Diablo is one of the industry leaders in high quality blade and we stock a large assortment on hand. We haven’t forgot about the specialty items either like Diamond tile and masonry blades, SDX and Spline drive concrete bits, and metal and masonry grinding and cut off wheels..
(Some suppliers not available at all locations)


We carry a large assortment of Shop Vac and Channelock vacuums for the shop, garage, and job site. And with our complete assortment of tools. Adaptors, bags, and filters, keeping your worksite clean is a breeze.

Find the Akin Near You

If you would like to visit one of our locations and learn more about our Tools & Hardware, click here to find your local AKIN Building Center.