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Forum topic by richardchaos posted 11-05-2017 09:29 PM 670 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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richardchaos

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11-05-2017 09:29 PM

Has anyone bought any exotics off of E-Bay such as Rosewood. I am looking for like 3/4” by 3” 24”
Such as…..

https://www.ebay.com/itm/7-8-inch-thick-cocobolo-rosewood-boards-with-some-white-wood-kiln-dried/152682261589?epid=12004701968&hash=item238c926c55:g:xg0AAOSwcj5ZXTZk

COMMENTS is so

-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell


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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 11-06-2017 01:09 AM

Not really. I get alot of my exotics from a fellow Lumberjock I have been friends with for 20+ years. Olive wood I got a decent supply of at the woodworking show years ago.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#2 posted 11-06-2017 01:29 AM

I have bought a couple but only when they show a picture of the piece I am buying.

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TravisH

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#3 posted 11-06-2017 01:30 AM

What is your concern?

Just buy from US seller and nothing really to worry about. Never had any issues with the stuff I have bough over the years.

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#4 posted 11-06-2017 04:52 AM

Sorry but they don’t sell to dead woodworkers

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#5 posted 11-06-2017 05:43 AM



Sorry but they don t sell to dead woodworkers

- AlaskaGuy

ROFLMAO

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richardchaos

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#6 posted 11-06-2017 12:23 PM

Yea hard to get paid! I get that!


Sorry but they don t sell to dead woodworkers

- AlaskaGuy


-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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bondogaposis

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#7 posted 11-06-2017 01:44 PM

I buy most of my exotic turning squares off ebay, never had any trouble, just look at the feedback if you are worried.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#8 posted 11-06-2017 03:05 PM

ive purchased padauk,purpleheart,flame maple, and bubinga off of ebay from various sellers and have been happy.
a little lookin into the amount of sales and reviews helps me determine of ill buy from them.

p.s.
im sure someone will be along to say when you say rosewood, you really meant to say alder. :)

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#9 posted 11-06-2017 03:18 PM

$39 for 1 sg ft. which at this thickness is also a BF. I would be looking around locally for a source. Might be less money

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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