Any can't miss shops, dealers, etc. in Orlando?

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Forum topic by bigblockyeti posted 11-11-2017 03:08 AM 1023 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-11-2017 03:08 AM

I’ll be in Orlando for a conference next week and may have just a little time to go exploring. I’m wondering if there’s anything I need to make sure I don’t miss, anything from a used machinery dealer to a hardwood dealer (yes I already checked other threads for that) that is very worth hitting up. I’ll be close to Disney and it looks like there’s not a real quick way to get anywhere down there so the closer, the better. Thanks in advance!

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#1 posted 11-11-2017 04:02 AM

There is a woodcraft / rockler in altemonte …

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#2 posted 11-11-2017 11:39 AM

You could go up to Crystal River and swim with the Manatees

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#3 posted 11-11-2017 05:02 PM

I found the woodcraft, too be there isn’t one actually in Orlando. Manatee swimming sounds like fun but I doubt I’ll have that much free time. I’m on a tight enough schedule that I’m not even sure it’s worth getting a rental car.

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#4 posted 11-11-2017 05:11 PM

Woodcraft is technically in the “Orlando area”. 417 would make it a relatively easy access. I-4 is rough to get there sometimes. Rockler isn’t too far off from I-4 in Altamonte. Gleman and Sons is a hardwood dealer in Sanford/Lake Mary area; just a bit north of Orlando, but 417 would make it a somewhat quick trip there.

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#5 posted 11-12-2017 12:35 PM

Thanks again, I’ll see if I have time (hopefully) to head a little ways north.

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