Ponder Hardware is strengthened by its membership in Do it Best Corp., the most comprehensive hardware, lumber, and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With our new co-op partnership, we offer an even broader assortment of products that are available to our customers from the extensive Do it Best warehouse, as well as an online presence that will allow shipment of products direct-to-store with no shipping costs to the customer.

Ponder Hardware, a new hardware store in Ponder Texas, offers the community more than 6,500 square feet of retail space in a beautiful new building. Our store features a wide range of product selection at competitive prices. Our desire is to provide products that meet the needs of the community, as well as offer an unmatched level of service and knowledge.

Owner Phil Watkins has been a small business owner for more than 40 years. He spent some years doing construction work and also as a supervisor for a home building company. Phil is married with three sons and prides himself on being a do-it-yourselfer, taking care of home maintenance and gardening. He also enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, and just being outdoors.

Another face you'll see often at Ponder Hardware is Eddie Ishmael. Eddie is the store manager and has a well-rounded knowledge of tools, construction techniques, and is an excellent problem solver. He's worked in the hardware and construction industries most of his life. Eddie enjoys spending time with his family and loves hunting and fishing.

Both are excited to bring the hardware store to Ponder and the surrounding communities!