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Forum topic by Steve posted 11-16-2010 02:38 PM 5378 views 0 times favorited 15 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-16-2010 02:38 PM

Anyone know of any wood sources in NW Indiana or lower Michigan. I’m near South Bend. Thanks.

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#1 posted 02-05-2011 04:30 AM

Hi Steve,

If you are looking for rough stock Johnsons Workbench in South Bend has a nice selection and I picked up some sweet cherry and quarter sawn Oak from Reberly located in Buchanan Mich. Reberly is on this site.

-- Marc

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#2 posted 02-05-2011 05:03 PM

craigslist is my main source of hardwood. There are tons of posts about hardwood for sale from small mills in Michigan.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#3 posted 04-08-2011 12:24 PM

Hi Steve,
We might be a little to far away but we are located 7 miles north of Kendallville Indiana. Please visit our Website for more info. We have set this store up for the Woodworker, Hobbist, contractor you can purchase as little or s much as you like. The inventory is very well stocked with great quality material.

-- Chris

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#4 posted 04-08-2011 03:45 PM

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#5 posted 04-15-2011 03:49 AM

Thanks Marc5 and pete79 What are you looking for Steve?

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" ,

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#6 posted 04-15-2011 01:39 PM

Nothing in particular. Just a good local resource to buy from. You aren’t too far way so I’ll have to pay you a visit for my next project. Kendallville is a bit far for the size projects I do. Thanks for the help guys.

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#7 posted 10-12-2011 07:24 PM

Steve if you are still shopping for lumber try INDIANA URBAN LUMBER in Warsaw. I have kiln dried hardwood lumber for $2.50 per BDFT. also a web page

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#8 posted 12-09-2014 04:24 AM

Talk about resurrecting a old post… Does anyone know what happened to Bill? I recently moved to Warsaw, IN and I’ve been looking for a good lumber source. It would be amazing to find something here in town..

Wibles u-pick looks to be about an hour away, so that’s an option, but if anyone has any other suggestions for mills near here, I’m open.

Thanks guys!

-- I make great sawdust. -Jon in Warsaw, IN

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#10 posted 12-14-2014 07:38 PM

LL johnson’s workbench in South Bend would not be that far. They an excellent selection of hardwood and exotic wood at reasonable prices. I use ll Johnson and wibles for my hardwood.

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#11 posted 12-14-2014 10:51 PM

Thanks Daniel. That is the same number I found on google, but the address is different. I haven’t gotten anyone to pick up that phone number, but maybe I’ll pass by the address and take a look because it is so close to me.

Woodmaster, I’ll probably check LL Johnson’s whenever I need exotics, but I should be able to get all the local species I need right here in Warsaw. If anyone else is looking near here, I’ve also found Gary Greene (urban forester/sawyer) in north Webster. He has a great selection of domestic woods.

-- I make great sawdust. -Jon in Warsaw, IN

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#12 posted 12-15-2014 02:18 AM

There is one I forgot to mention. I have only used them once a long time ago and that is Holmes lumber in Columbia city which is about 15 minutes from Warsaw. Pike lumber in Akron, In could be another source.

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#13 posted 12-15-2014 09:34 AM

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#14 posted 12-15-2014 10:12 PM

I have bought wood from Hickory and Oak near Decatur, MI and always found a good price and quality.

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#15 posted 03-21-2017 10:17 PM

If anyone is interested, I have 500 board ft of Kiln dried (1993) red oak for sale. I live in Wheatfield, Indiana.

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