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Blog entry by GaryK posted 1210 days ago 4036 reads 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

During my travels I am always looking for wood. On a recent trip to California I went to a place I have been once before since I was in the neighborhood. They went out of business though. A guy at the new business told me about a place about 10 miles away.

They also have more Laminates here than I’ve ever seen in my life! Hundreds of them. See the video!

Frost Hardwood

I was really a pleasant surprise. They even have a pretty good website with a pricelist.

While you’re shopping, just make sure that you are not bothered by fighter jets flying over. It happened about 5-6 time while I was there.

If you are in the area it’s worth checking out.

Here is a quick video I took while I was there.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX



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harvey4804

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#1 posted 1210 days ago

Hey, I work just down the street from there! Behind the big pyramid. I also used to work on the birds you heard flying overhead while you were there. TH&H is also a good place too.

-- Ryan, FRMR HMM165 - HMX1 01-10

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Maveric777

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#2 posted 1210 days ago

Thanks for the heads up Gary. My family is actually taking a vacation to San Diego this June. Will have to swing by and check it out.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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woodsmithshop

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#3 posted 1209 days ago

hey Harvey, if those fighter jets are from Mirimar, I used to be stationed there, back when it was a NAS, trained in VF 121, on the F4’s, then went to VF 161, on to the Coral Sea, to the Tonkin Gulf, ( Viet Nam) had some good times there.

-- Smitty!!!

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Dan M

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#4 posted 1209 days ago

Love San Diego, Love Miramar and will defintely be checking out their website – thanks for the information Gary

-- Dan M, SW Suburbs, Chicago IL

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NBeener

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#5 posted 1209 days ago

And …. while you’re in that area …. eat at Roberto’s. GREAT Mexican food !

I took some computer courses BEHIND the big pyramid. Lived half my life Insane Diego.

Hardwood can be a real bear to take back with you, from vacation …. unless you’re driving, of course ;-)

-- -- Neil

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GaryK

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#6 posted 1209 days ago

I guess I missed the Pyramid when I was there. But then I was using a GPS and was looking at it.

Maveric777 – Tropical exotic Hardwoods is another place to visit while you are there. It’s my favorite store.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Tomas

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#7 posted 1209 days ago

Those prices are scary. No wonder there are no customers in the video.

With prices like those, I don’t know how anyone can really enjoy woodworking when you know one mistake and you are literally burning through money.

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Steven H

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#8 posted 1208 days ago

They went out of business? How come they are still in business?

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GaryK

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#9 posted 1208 days ago

Steven H – Read it again.

A guy working at the new place that is in the same building that is now selling flooring told me about it.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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