Rockler Woodworking and Hardware coming to Round Rock

Minnesota-based Rockler Woodworking and Hardware will open a location in La Frontera in late September. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Minnesota-based Rockler Woodworking and Hardware will open a location in La Frontera in late September. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Minnesota-based Rockler Woodworking and Hardware will open a location in La Frontera in late September. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware will open at 2701-A Parker Drive, Round Rock, in the La Frontera Village shopping center in late September. The Minnesota-based chain specializes in tools and woodworking materials such as exclusive finishes and paints. According to the company's website, it provides sustainable products and emphasizes recycling to support growth through the Harwood Forestry Project. www.rockler.com
By Brooke Sjoberg
Brooke Sjoberg is the Round Rock reporter for the Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She worked for The Gonzales Inquirer, The Daily Texan and The Daily Dot among other publications before coming to Community Impact. Brooke is from Seguin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Her last name is pronounced Show-burg.


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