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05-07-2010 01:44 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource oak

im wondering if anyone would have any suggestions for a good lumberstore in the kalamazoo, MI area, i need a local piece of oak (if possible) for a project im working on, 8/4×6” at least 6 feet, kiln dried

-- Jeremy D Pare, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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#2 posted 05-08-2010 05:15 PM

Raven Farms is in Bath, MI. It is near Lansing. I have purchased a lot of lumber from them are Kelvin the owner is really great to work with and his prices are amazing. I bought 260 bd. ft. of rough quarter sawn air dried red oak for $1 a bd. ft. All of the planks were at least 4/4 thick and 10 feet long. I would highly recommend him.

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#3 posted 05-09-2010 12:37 AM

Wolverine is in Allegan, which is maybe a 15 minute drive from Kalamazoo. Tell them The Geek Group sent you. ;) They use all local wood, have a lot of oak and are super reasonable. They’re awesome.

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#4 posted 05-09-2010 12:40 AM

Try this

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#5 posted 05-09-2010 01:31 AM

ok , beauty, thanks everyone

-- Jeremy D Pare, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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