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Forum topic by Adam Weis posted 07-11-2010 05:32 AM 1036 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Adam Weis

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07-11-2010 05:32 AM

Topic tags/keywords: tip resource question alder oak ash cedar willow basswood cherry maple milling

So I have recently moved to Eugene to start grad school and would like to start doing some woodworking here, but as a starving student I’ve been scratching my head about where to find some interesting furniture wood for not a lot of money. Anybody have any useful tips?

-- Adam, http://adamweisfurniture.com


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-11-2010 05:43 AM

Hi Adam
There’s tree products 1 800 874-9663 and cross cuts 1 800 947-6466

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 07-13-2010 09:50 PM

A lot of us oregonians are getting into cutting up wood on the side, a little snooping around should get you in touch with a local private sawyer that may be able to help you out. Check into local wood guilds as well.

-- Power tools put us ahead of the monkeys

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#3 posted 07-13-2010 10:11 PM

If by interesting you mean exotic, then you need to check out Cook Woods. They are in Klamath Falls and that is a very scenic 4 hour drive. They have some great stuff and they maintain an excellent website www.cookwoods.com. They are a little pricy but you get what you pay for.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#4 posted 07-14-2010 01:02 AM

Just drive over to Springfield and visit Urban Lumber at about 26th and main. Seth will help you out.
http://www.urbanlumbercompany.com/

-- Richard http://www.PictureTrail.com/gallery/view?username=thewizz

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#5 posted 07-14-2010 01:09 AM

this is somewhere in oregon ,

http://www.cookwoods.com/
lots of exotics !
small and large .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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