The Niles Center Hardware Store Like No Other

Crafty Beaver is a Niles Center hardware store that goes way beyond providing the standard hardware store goods. Oh, we stock that too, naturally. But over and above the conventional hardware store tools and whatnot we also carry first-class …

  • supplies and equipment for your lawn and garden,
  • building supplies,
  • home décor,
  • housewares,
  • appliances,
  • automotive products, including parts and equipment, and
  • more than a few surprises!

Know for certain, we sell brand-name products – those of only the finest quality, provided by well-known, esteemed manufacturers and favored by do-it-yourselfers and professional contractors.

Our products aren’t the only things that set us apart. We’re also uniquely characterized by our wide array of services – services offered by few other Niles Center hardware stores:

Whatever product or service you’re considering from us, you’ll find our expert staff ready and willing to help you with it, if you require help. That’s their chief focus, whether to guide you in selecting which product or service is right for your purposes, explain how to use a tool you’re not familiar with, or provide consultation on your unique home improvement, renovation, or new construction project. You’ll find us easy to talk with, too. Pros and novices alike ask for our advice. And, as a lot of your neighbors will testify, there’s nothing too simple or complex for us to help you with.

One more thing that separates us from other Niles Center hardware stores is our pricing. We want to save you money. So we see to it that our everyday prices are held to a minimum. Besides that, we’re renowned for offering frequent sales and promotional discounts. So the more you shop with us, the more you save!

If you’ve shopped with us before, you already know about our matchless products, pricing, and service. If you’re new to us, a congenial – and rewarding! – shopping experience awaits you. Stop by and learn for yourself why there isn’t another Niles Center hardware store quite like Crafty Beaver.

Our Locations
Crafty Beaver - Skokie
M-F 6:30-7:00pm, SAT 7:00am-5:00pm, SUN 9:00am-5:00pm
4810 Oakton StreetSkokie, IL 60077
Crafty Beaver- Central
M-F 6:30am-8:00pm, SAT 7:00am-5:00pm, SUN 9:00am-5:00pm
4306 North Central AvenueChicago, IL 60634
Crafty Beaver- Lawrence
M-F 6:30am-7:00pm, SAT 7:00am-5:00pm, SUN 9:00am-5:00pm
1522 West LawrenceChicago, IL 60640