Material and supplies stores

A list of recommended stores and markets in Amsterdam

Our list of stores that sell different kinds of material and supplies you may need. Updated in October 2018.
If there's a shop missing mail Sjoerd.

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Construction stores
Fabrics, markets, second hand clothing and furniture
Hardware stores
Electronic shops
Specialist shops
House, garden and kitchen shops
Print shops
Art Supplies
Beads and buttons

Construction stores

These shops are relatively cheap but usually a bit away from the city centre:

GAMMA Construction supplies such as wood, nails, gears, paint, brushes
A. Klimopweg 65, 1032 HZ Amsterdam- 020 6373573
B. Spaklerweg 44a, 1096 BA Amsterdam- 020 6685311
C. Nieuwe Hemweg 1, 1013 BG Amsterdam- 020 6844967
Monday till Friday 9:00- 21:00, saturday 9:00- 18:00, sunday 10:00- 17:00
Gamma website

Karwei paint, tools, wallpaper, sanitary
D. Karwei, Klaprozenweg 31- 33, 1032 KK Amsterdam, 020- 4350277
Monday to Friday from 9:00 - 21:00, Saturday 9:00 - 18:00
Karwei website

PRAXIS Basically the same store as GAMMA but with a different name.
E. Van Slingelandtstraat 32, 1051 CH Amsterdam - 020 4889951,
Monday till friday 9:00 - 21:00, sunday 9:00 - 18:00.
F. Molukkenstraat 190, 1098 TW Amsterdam - 020 6634116,
Monday till Friday 9:00 - 21:00, Saturday 9:00 - 18:00, sunday closed
G. Draaierweg 9, 1032 KS Amsterdam - 020 6340534
9:00 -21:00, Saturday 9:00 - 18:00, sunday 10:00 - 17:00, sunday closed
H. Trompenburgstraat 14a, 1097 TX Amsterdam - 020 6421869
9:00- 21:00, Saturday 9:00 - 18:00, sunday closed
Praxis website

I Bouwmaat wholesale for wood and paint, but only for big amounts at a time.
Ask Mhairi for her pass.
Daniel Goedkoopstraat 31 1096 BD Amsterdam 020- 6946767
monday - friday 6:30- 18:00 saturday 8:00 - 15:00 closed on sunday
Bouwmaat website

Fabrics, markets, second hand clothing and furniture

A. De Hal enormous choice of fabrics.
Albert Cuypstraat 224a, 1073 BN Amsterdam- 020 6795973

B. A Boeken All kinds of fabric, from floor to ceiling, the shop is open since 1920
(Fabrics), Nieuwe Hoogstraat 35, 1011 HD Amsterdam- 020 6267205
A Boeken website

Market for fabrics, clothes, food and other small stuff
C. Albert Cuijpmarket, monday to Saturday. amsterdam’s biggest and best market
Albert Cuyp website
D. Mosveld market, wednesday till Friday from 9:00 to 16:00
E. Dapper-market, Dapperstraat Monday till saturday.9:00- 16:00

De Lokatie Secondhand shops, Furniture, clothing's, kitchen stuff, books etc
F. Distelweg 85, 1031 HD Amsterdam-Noord 020 - 463 11 15
G. Camperstraat 42 1091 HD Amsterdam-Oost 020 - 4631115
De Lokatie website

Juttersdok Secondhandshops, Furniture, clothing's, kitchen stuff, books etc
H. Oost Zeeburgerpad 90-99 1019 AD Amsterdam 020 - 6892899
I. De Baarsjes Postjekade 23-25 1058 DE Amsterdam Tel:020-4121111
monday - saturday 9:30- 17:00 closed on sunday
Jutterdok website
Juttersdok also has an cleanup line, you can phone them if you have secondhand stuff, in particular furniture. 085- 2737070 (keep your zip code and house number ready)

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Hardware stores

These hardware stores sell more specialist and smaller stuff than construction stores.

De Haan - IJzerwaren en Gereedschappen Classical Hardware store with very knowledgable staff. Very close to vijzelstraat office. Gerard Doustraat 62, 1072 VV Amsterdam. 020–6712016. open from 8:00 till 17:30

B. Nicolaas IJzerwaren nearby Mediamatic on Vijzelstraat and not that expensive.
Lange leidsedwarsstraat 21, 1017 NE Amsterdam 020–6230069

C. Gunter en Meuser they almost got everything you need.
Egelantiersgracht 2-6 1015 RL Amsterdam 020-6221666 www.gunterenmeuser.nl Monday - friday 7:00 - 17:00 saturday 9:00- 12:30
Gunter en meuser website

D. IJzerhandel Zuid is nearby Mediamatic.
Ceintuurbaan 240 1072 GG Amsterdam 020-6626586 www.ijzerhandelzuid.nl
Monday - friday 8:00- 18:00 saturday 9:00 - 17:00 closed on sunday
ijzerhandel zuid website

E. W. Burger en Zoon is in Amsterdam-Noord. For very specific and hard to find bolts etc.
Hagedoornweg 76 1031 BT Amsterdam 020-6360078
Monday - friday 8:30- 17:00 saturday 8:30 - 16:00 closed on sunday

A. IJzerhandel Fillet expensive but if you are in a rush it is nearby Mediamatic's office on Vijzelstraat. Gears, safety, locks, paint, glue, cleaning products, electricity
Kerkstraat 379A 1017 HW Amsterdam Tel: 020-6234230
closed on Monday Tuesday - Friday 10:00- 18:00 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Ijzerhandel Fillet website

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Electronic shops

A. HECKE elektronica b.v Cables, audio and computer supplies. They know a lot but aren’t that nice.
Ceintuurbaan 7 1072 ER Amsterdam Tel.(+31) 020-6792459 info@hecke.nl
Monday 11:00 - 18:00 tuesday - friday 9:00 - 18:00 thursday till 21:00 saturday 9:30- 17:00 sunday closed
Hecke eletronica b.v website

B. Radio Rotor electronic components, measuring machines and computer supply. The best place to go to for some advice.
Kinkerstraat 55 1053 DE Amsterdam 020-6125759? monday 10.00 - 18.00 - Tuesday - friday 09.00 - 18.00 - saturday 09.00 - 17.00

C. Muco electronica Material for model building product design.
Bilderdijkstraat 116 - 118 H 1053 KZ Amsterdam 020-6183781?
Open: monday closed tuesday - friday 09.30 - 18.00 - saturday 10.00 - 17.00
Muco electronica website

D. It’s Electronics Computers, sound-, camera-, washing-, cooking- and personal care equipment?.
Van Woustraat 122- 128 1073 LT Amsterdam 020-6626915.
Monday 13:00- 18:00 tuesday - friday 10:00 - 18:00 saturday 9:00 - 17:00 closed on sunday
E. valkenburgstraat 240 1011ND Amsterdam 020- 4279250. Monday 13:00- 18:00 tuesday- friday 10:00- 18:00 thursday till 21:00 Saturday 9:00- 17:00 closed on sunday
It's website

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Specialist shops

A. Aurora lightning LED, energy saving, decoration, disco, torches, electra (cables, plugs, audio, video, chargers). Near Mediamatic, same street.
Vijzelstraat 27- 35, 1017 HD Amsterdam 020- 6234062
Monday 13:00 - 18:00, Tuesday till friday 9:30 - 18:00 Saturday 9:30 - 17:00, closed on sunday
aurora website

B. posthumuswinkel The only stamp shop in town.
Sint Luciënsteeg 23-25, 1012 PM Amsterdam, 1001 JD Amsterdam 020-6255812
monday closed, tuesday - friday 9:00 - 17:00, saturday 11:00 - 17:00
posthumuswinkel website

C. Rien de wolf Camping-, fishing- and boat- supplies.
Industrieterrein 218, Papaverweg 43, 1032 KE Amsterdam, 020 6361996
monday t/m friday 9:00 - 17:30, saturday 9:00 - 17:00, sunday closed
Rien de wolf website

D. Intratuin Garden centre Plants and gardening supplies.
Nobelweg 10, 1097 AR Amsterdam, 020- 4622922
Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 18:00, Sunday 12:00 - 17:00, Closed on tuesday.
intratuin website

E. ABC SchuimPlasticHuis Amsterdam Polyether, sponge, mattresses, filler and custom made pillows.
Albert Cuypstraat 165- 167, 1073 BC Amsterdam 020- 6646452
Monday - saturday 9:00 - 17:00, closed on sunday.
ABC schuimplastic amsterdam website

F. Dirk Witte Instrument shop but also good for audio/video cables.
Vijzelstraat 53-55 1017 HE Amsterdam 0900 0404040
Monday 12:00 - 18:00 tuesday - friday 10:00 - 18:00 Thursday till 21:00 saturday 11:00 – 18:00
Dirk Witte instrumenten website

G. Bax Shop, Allround audio, video and music store (huge)
James Wattstraat 71, 1097 DL Amsterdam, 020 820 2028

Wednesday 10AM–6PM
Thursday 10AM–9PM
Friday 10AM–6PM
Saturday 10AM–6PM
Sunday 12–6PM
Monday 10AM–6PM
Tuesday 10AM–6PM

House, garden and kitchen shops

Kijkshop cheap, house electronics, personal caring products, camping supplies
A. Ferdinand Bolstraat 91, 1072 LD Amsterdam.
Monday 11:00 - 18:00, tuesday - friday 9:30 - 18:00, Thursday till 21:00, Saturday 9:00 - 17:00. closed on sunday
B. Kamerlingh Onneslaan 22, 1097 DG amsterdam
Monday 12:00 - 18:00, Tuesday, wednesday and friday 9:30 - 18:00,
Thursday 9:30 - 20:00, saturday 9:00 - 17:00 closed on sunday
C. Buikslotermeerplein 312, 1025 GB Amsterdam
Monday 12:00 - 18:00, Tuesday, wednesday and friday 9:30 - 18:00,
Thursday 9:30 - 21:00, saturday 9:00 - 17:00 closed on sunday
kijkshop website

Blokker House holding supplies, home decoration, kitchen supplies.
D. Buikslotermeerplein 82 1025 EW Amsterdam 020-4941231
monday 11:00- 18:00 tuesday, wednesday and friday 9:00- 18:00, thursday 9:00- 18:00 saturday 9:00-17:00 sunday 12:00 - 17:00
E. jodenbreestraat 19 1011 NH Amsterdam 020- 4217501
monday 11:00- 18:00 tuesday,wednesday, friday 9:00- 18:00, saturday 9:30-18:00 sunday 12:00 - 18:00
F. damrak 28-30 1012 LJ Amsterdam 020 6249801
Monday 10:00 - 18:00 tuesday, wednesday, 9:00 - 18:00 thursday, friday 9:00 21:00 saturday 9:00 - 20:00 sunday 11:00 - 18:00
blokker website

Hema office supplies, house holding supplies
G. Nieuwendijk 174-176 1012 MT Amsterdam 020- 6234176
monday 10:30- 18:30 tuesday wednesday friday 9:30- 18:30 thursday 9:30 - 21:00 saturday 9:30 18:00 sunday 12:00- 18:00
H. kalvertoren Kalverstraat 212 1012 XH Amsterdam 020- 4228988
monday 11:00 18:30 tuesday wednesday friday saturday 9:30- 18:30 Thursday 9:30 - 21:00 saturday 9:30 - 18:30 sunday 12:00 - 18:30.
hema website

I. V&D Sports, bags, Office supplies, cd’s and electrical devices.
Kalverstraat 212-220 1012 PD Amsterdam 020- 6220171
Monday 11:00- 18:30 tuesday - friday 10:00- 18:30 thursday till 21:00 sunday 12:00 - 18:30.
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V&D Website]

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Print shops

A. Anyimage.nl
Ceintuurbaan 161 1073 EJ Amsterdam.
monday to friday 11:00 - 19:00, saturday 10:00- 18:00Ken Hudson 06-17675138
any image website

B. Printerette Next to the office.
Vijzelstraat 76 1017 HL Amsterdam 020 6254604, www.printerette.nl
Monday - friday 9:00 - 17:30 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
printerette website

C. Grand Prix Copyrette,
weteringschans 84A, 1017XR Amsterdam 020- 6272703
Grand Prix Copyrette

D. Nice Copy & Mail,
Asterweg 17a2 1031 HL Amsterdam 020 6343434, monday - friday 8:30 - 17:00 closed on saturday and sunday.
Nice Copy & Mail website

Lowie Kopie Digital Printing, DTP Service, fabric printing, Photo Foto presents
E. Linnaeusstraat 107 1093 EL Amsterdam 020- 4682071
monday - Friday 9:30 - 18:00 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday closed
F. Kinkerstraat 101-103 1053 DK Amsterdam 020-6899020
monday - Friday 9:30 - 18:00 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday closed
G. Rozengracht 63 1016LT Amsterdam 020-4200247
monday - Friday 9:30 - 18:00 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday closed
Lowie Kopie website

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Art Supplies

Van der Linde Bv. (Art Supplies)? Rozengracht 36 - 38 1016 NC Amsterdam phone: 0031 (0) 20 6242791 ?
Monday 09:30 - 18:00 Tuesday till Friday 09:00 - 18:00 Saturday 11:00 - 17:00
van der linde website

B. Peter van Ginkel (Art Supplies Shop & Framer) Bilderdijkstraat 99 1053 KM Amsterdam phone: 0031 (0)20 6189827 ? email: amsterdam@petervanginkel.nl Monday till Friday 09:30 - 18:00 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Peter van Ginkel website

C. Levant Kunstenaarsbenodigdheden (Art supplies) Levantkade 85 1019 MJ Amsterdam ? phone: 0031 (0) 20 4199618 website: www.levant.nl? Tuesday till Saturday 10:00 - 17:30? Mediamatic Guests Art Supplies.
http://www.levant.nl/ Levant website]

D.Vlieger (Paper & Art Supplies) Amstel 34 1017 AB Amsterdam phone: 0031 (0) 20623 58 34?
Monday: 12:00-18:00 Tuesday till Friday 09:00-18:00 Saturday 11:00-17:30
Vlieger website

E. van Beek ( Paper, graphic materials, computer) Weteringschans 201-205 1017 XG Amsterdam ? phone: 0031 (0)20 623 96 47
Monday 13:00 - 18:00 Tuesday till Friday 09:00 - 18:00 Saturday 10:00-17:00
Van Beek website

F. van Beek (Art supplies: paper, etc.)? Art Supplies & Framer? Stadhouderskade 63-65 1072 AD Amsterdam ? phone: 0031 (0)20 662 16 70 website: www.vanbeekart.nl? Monday 13:00 - 18:00 Tuesday till Friday 09:00 - 18:00 Saturday 10:00-17:00

G. Beekwilder (Decoration /Shop Window/Display)? Prins Hendrikkade 16-19 1012 TL Amsterdam? phone: 0031 (0)20 6233222 email: info@beekwilder.com website: Monday till Friday 08:30 - 17:30
Beekwilder

H. Form X (all kinds of materials to make 3-D objects: clay, silicone, plaster,? sculpting tools etc.) ** KNSM-Laan 810 1019 LT Amsterdam ?phone: 0031 (0)20 4182105 email: info@formx.nl
Monday till Friday: 10:00 - 17:00? Mediamatic Guests Art Supplies.
http://www.formx.nl/ FormX website]

I. Pipoos Amsterdam Noord (hobby supplies)? Buikslotermeerplein 308 1025 GB Amsterdam phone: 0031 (0)20 6374015
Monday 13:00-18:00 Tuesday-Wednesday 09:30-18:00 Thursday 9:30-21:00 Friday 9:30-18:00 Saturday 9:30-17:00 Sunday: Closed
Pipoos website

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Beads and buttons

A. Coppenhagen1001 Kralen The biggest assortment of beads in Amsterdam
Rozengracht 54 1016 ND Amsterdam
Coppenhagen1001 Kralen website

B. De Knopenwinkel The biggest assortment of buttons in Amsterdam.? Herengracht 389 1016 BC  Amsterdam Tel: 020 - 626 94 72? tuesday till Friday 12:00 - 17:30 Saturday 12:00 - 17:00 Sunday and monday closed

C. Fournitura naaimachines Sewing machines and supplies
De Clerqstraat 77 1053 AE Amsterdam 020- 6181934 www.fournitura.nl
Monday closed tuesday t/m Friday 10:00 - 17:30 Saturday 10:00 - 16:30 Sunday Closed

D. Jan de grote kleinvakman All the sewing accessories you need, no fabrics
Albert Cuypstraat 203A 1073 BE 020- 6738247

E. Meester Smeets Tegel- Sanitairhandel b.v Tile shop
Vredenhofweg 5 1051 LM Amsterdam Tel: 020-6841305
Monday - friday: 8:00 - 17:30 Saturday: 9:00 - 16:00.

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