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Forum topic by Ken90712 posted 09-03-2009 04:17 PM 8234 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-03-2009 04:17 PM

Anyone live in or knows of good places to buy lumber in Los Angeles? I go to Penn Lumber and Reel Lumber now which prices are not to bad. I have room for some storage of wood although not alot compared to some. I have a Jointer and Planner which helps.
Thx in advance,
Ken Lakits

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#1 posted 07-21-2010 05:24 AM

Did you find any good sources in your area?

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#2 posted 07-21-2010 05:59 PM

Anawalt Lumber Co

Arroyo Hardwoods

Eisenbrand Exotic Hardwoods

Plywood & Door

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#3 posted 07-21-2010 08:19 PM

Here is link to a list collected some time ago…
... it probably needs to be updated…
... Might be of some use…

My personal favorite is Cherokee Wood Products in Upland… good stuff & it’s close to me.

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#4 posted 07-21-2010 08:30 PM

Austin Hardwoods. Specialize in all exotic hardwoods. You should see the 14 foot x 3” x 27” Babinga they have. Walnut slabs as tall as an elephant (no joke) It’s my favorite place to go. But it is located in Santa Ana Ca. Awesome place. Caters to wood worker hobbyist and contractors. PM if you would like additional info.

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#5 posted 07-21-2010 08:39 PM

Tule Peak Timber is centrally located in Southern California, between the cities of Aguanga and Anza, near “Tule Peak”
This is the company of lumberjock ‘socalwood’ they specialize in urban harvest.

They seem to get a lot of unusual timbers, and specialties. Don’t know costs, but if you are looking for cool stuff he has it in stock.

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#6 posted 07-24-2010 06:02 PM

Went to Tule peak and me with Rob Great place a Master Woodworker! See my Blog on this place for more info everyone! Bought a 100 bd ft of Blue Oak.

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