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01-04-2016 08:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: hardwood rings

I’m getting into making wood rings. This is all new to me so please forgive me if I’m not asking the right questions & what not. I’m looking for places online that I can buy different types of hardwood. Preferably small pieces that are easy to work with. Thanks for any advice.

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#1 posted 01-04-2016 11:30 PM

NotBob, I can’t answer your question directly, but can offer this suggestion: Search the projects here to see the woods that the various makers are using, then go to your local hardwood store, not the borg, and ask to look at their cutoffs. This will probably be the least expensive way to get the wood you need. HTH

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#2 posted 01-04-2016 11:55 PM

Cabinet shops cut offs and flooring stores samples may offer some good material for you to work with.

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#3 posted 01-05-2016 12:07 AM

Email Travis at rarewoodsUS or hit his eBay site

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#4 posted 01-05-2016 12:17 AM

Look up Bell Forest Products in Ishpeming Michigan.
They offer a wide selection of domestic and exotic woods in small dimensions for bowl turning and small projects. Some of their inventory is truly extraordinary.

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#5 posted 01-05-2016 04:29 AM

I like this guy – I have gotten some gorgeous wood from him in small pieces and quantities

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