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Road Trip- Local Wood; Berryville, VA

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Blog entry by Brian024 posted 02-02-2012 12:50 AM 7744 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to show you guys the place that I get the lumber from for the projects. Located in Berryville, VA right off of Rt. 7. If you are looking for a source in the NOVA area be sure to pay these guys a visit.

http://www.localwoodva.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Local-Wood/267796797043



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robert triplett

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#1 posted 02-02-2012 04:14 AM

That was too short!! My favorite type of video. Too far away to visit so I really appreciate the views. I will check out their sites. You are one lucky woodworker and some nice projects also. There price list is from 2010. not great, but not too bad.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#2 posted 02-02-2012 05:47 PM

I will have to give it a shot next time i’m out that way. I live in Takoma Park MD, so NOVA is a bit of a drive, on the not so friendly DC beltway :)
I usually go to Exotic Lumber in Gaithersburg MD. He has a great selection, prices are a touch high. Good deals on shorts (6 foot) if you buy 30bf.

crashn

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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#3 posted 02-02-2012 10:33 PM

I’m in Reston, so I appreciate the pointer!

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#4 posted 02-03-2012 02:02 AM

Brian, Thanks for the post I have heard of these guys but have not visited. May have to drive out to check them out.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 02-03-2012 04:42 AM

I buy from them a lot. They are great guys and if you don’t find what you are looking for, let them know. I picked up some 16/4 Poplar from them a few weeks ago. They have great prices and a good selection. They specialize in domestic hardwoods and even have reclaimed wood. Since they have their own mill and Kiln, you can get custom orders. Last time I was in there they had a good selection of walnut slabs and a number of maple burls as well.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Brian024

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#6 posted 02-03-2012 04:43 AM

Sorry Robert, I had planned on doing an interview type video with the owner but once I got there he kept getting calls and other customers. The prices have come down some since then.

I have heard of Exotic Lumber but they are a bit to far to go for me.

They have a ton of slabs for anybody who deals with slabs.

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#7 posted 02-04-2012 06:42 PM

Brian, I stop by localwoods quite often on my way to and from my cabin in WV. They have a great selection of wood. Even my wife enjoys going in and looking, however that usually means another project for me. I have purchased a few walnut slabs for various projects.

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#8 posted 02-29-2012 03:16 AM

Brian, Thanks for the vid. I will have to check them out sometime in the next couple of weeks. They are alot closer then the mill I use just west of Hagerstown.

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#9 posted 06-03-2015 03:30 PM

they sold me 500 sqft of white oak flooring that was green, when confronted about it they gambled that it was not worth my time and money to sue and absolved themselves from any responsibility. I strongly urge anyone to reconsider using this company for anything other than fireplace kindling. there are many other companies in the area with more experience and much higher ethics. do yourself a favor and steer clear from local wood.

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