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Forum topic by Onewhistle posted 01-24-2017 01:13 PM 440 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-24-2017 01:13 PM

Just wanted to say hello. I have been reading posts off the forum for some time now as it seems to be the most helpful in answering my google searches so I finally made an account. Im in the process of setting up my new shop as i just moved so i have a lot of things on paper that i will post as they get going with my work bench and tool choices ect. Its a small one car garage so it wont be anything extravagant. Thanks for all the help I am sure Ill get here in advance. Any northeast guys, particularly lower new york guys have any suggestions on quality lumber yards or saw mills they use for their stock?

-- Derek

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#1 posted 01-24-2017 02:19 PM

There’s 1 in white plains and 1 in the bronx that have a good selection. The one in white plains also has another yard further up the line. That place is ml condon. Other place in the bronx is rosenzweig .

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#2 posted 01-24-2017 02:34 PM

Welcome Derek glad to have join our fine group. You’re in a wonderful stage just getting going in the wonderful world of woodworking.I’m looking forward to seeing how all of your projects go.

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#3 posted 01-25-2017 06:27 AM

Thanks for the suggestions corelz125 I had come across rosenzweig but not the other.
A1jim, i look forward to posting some projects but it will be a while the new house needs a bathroom reno first but I may be adding a built in for additional storge.

-- Derek

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#4 posted 01-25-2017 11:28 PM

rosenzweig is a little confusing when you go there but they have good prices for our area. getting to white plains for you is a little tougher. both places are closed on saturdays and close before 5pm

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#5 posted 01-26-2017 01:11 AM

Hello Derek and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#6 posted 01-26-2017 05:58 AM

Thanks everybody. Corelz125 I have also looked into Irion out in PA bit of a drive but I like how they post the sets online with sizes amd prices and good pictures. I also have a house in NH and there are a few good places up there I will probably use also.

-- Derek

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#7 posted 01-26-2017 08:32 AM

Howdy and welcome to LJ!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 01-26-2017 10:47 AM

Well as we say down south “HEEEELLLL-O”. I’m down in PA till I can get home to VA. Welcome and you will find a a lot of good folks here willinig to share experiences and advice.

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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#9 posted 01-27-2017 12:17 AM

Yea can probably get a better price in NH then here. You know how it is around here more expensive than just about every place else

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#10 posted 01-27-2017 01:13 AM

Welcome to the funny farm Derek, we wont hold NY against you!

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