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Blog entry by Rog posted 08-16-2009 05:46 PM 1140 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While on a trip with a fellow woodworker to Portland Oregon. We found this exciting treasure, it is Gilmer Wood Company. http://www.gilmerwood.com/index.html They have all sorts of exotics from all over the world and have it in sizes from pencel blocks to logs . The owners are very friendly and full of information on the types of wood. So if any of you fellow woodworkers are in the area I highly recommend a visit, you want be disappointed. My personal favorite was Snake Wood. PS bring lots of money for this stuff is not cheap.

-- I get out to the shop when Ryan lets me. Arggggggggggg



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CreekWoodworker

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#1 posted 08-17-2009 02:30 AM

Wow, nice find. I’ve never seen so many different species of wood in one place. Thanks for posting.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#2 posted 11-15-2009 10:02 PM

Hello Rog,

I looked on the website from Glimerwood, what a beautifully wood, unbelievable.
I never seen so much different and beautiful woods in my live.
Did you buy some wood over there or not.
Can you go there on yourself or not, if I hat the possibility than I gone look
every week.
How are you Rog?

Thanks for your link, I wish that shiping to the Netherlands where not so expensive :-)

Regards, Henrie.

-- Greetings from the Netherlands.

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