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snugthejoiner

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01-02-2010 04:06 PM

Topic tags/keywords: online retailer hardwood lumber mahogany

I am embarking on a daunting chest-of-drawers project that will be made from mahogany. One problem before I can even start making dust: the only brick-and-mortar place I have found mahogany (any variety) is at Woodcraft or Rockler, which never seem to have enough on hand. So I’ve begun looking online…and am lost.

Bell Forest Products (www.bellforestproducts.com) was an early contender, but they don’t have sizable “project packs” for mahogany.

Has anyone tried www.hardwoodtogo.com? Their “PROPacks” seem like they may fit the bill, but I haven’t found much feedback on them.

Any other vendors or suggestions?

I would love to buy local, but my day job and other constraints have me looking online, despite its obvious disadvantages. My shopping list includes some 8/4 for the legs, 5/4 for the top and mostly 4/4 for the drawer stock and panels.

Thanks – Brian


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MedicKen

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#1 posted 01-02-2010 04:16 PM

You might try http://www.woodfinder.com/

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 01-02-2010 04:38 PM

Steve Wall Lumber. Check out their UPS bundles, or I’m sure they’ll make you a deal on a larger quantity.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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papadan

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#3 posted 01-02-2010 04:43 PM

If you don’t see what you need on Steve Walls site, call and tell him what you want. Steve is a great guy and will set you up with what you need.

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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#4 posted 01-02-2010 06:32 PM

If we knew where you were located , we might be able to hook you up locally.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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snugthejoiner

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#5 posted 01-02-2010 06:38 PM

I’m in SW Illinois, just east of St. Louis. I’ve checked out woodfinder.com

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 01-02-2010 07:17 PM

Ok , I’m way out here in Massachusetts , so I guess my locals can’t help you …LOL The online people that I’ve dealt with are also on the East Coast so shipping would probably be a killer for you .
Best wishes and have a Happy New Year : )

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JRod

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#7 posted 01-04-2010 01:58 AM

try woodweb.com you might find it there

-- JRod

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