Know a good place in Boone NC to buy rough lumber or turning blanks?

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08-02-2016 06:24 PM

Topic tags/keywords: cherry maple walnut mahogany turning milling

I am going to be taking a trip soon to Boone, NC. I was wondering if anyone here knew of a good place in that area to pick some rough sawn lumber and turning blanks for a good price?

-- Gary, Virginia

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#1 posted 08-02-2016 07:08 PM

It’s probably 45-60 mins from you depending on traffic but you need to go down to West Penn Hardwoods in Conover, NC. This place is unreal. They sale every species you can think of by the thousands of board feet. They also have an entire wharehouse dedicated to turning stock. Literally, not many places like this in the country from what I’ve heard. I live about 45 mins from there toward Charlotte and I don’t even consider going anywhere else now. Prices seem to be around the national average. For 4/4 Ash 2.50 pbf, Cherry 4-5 pbf, Walnut 8$ pbf, Maple 3$, Curly Maple 5$, Aferican mahogany 5$, etc. They specialize in exotics, slabs, burls, etc. Obviously the price goes up on that stuff.

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#2 posted 08-05-2016 11:29 AM

Thanks for the info I will check them out when I go down there.

-- Gary, Virginia

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#3 posted 08-05-2016 04:14 PM

Thanks from me too. I have to go to Charlotte tomorrow so I scheduled in a bypass through Conover to check it out :-)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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