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03-19-2011 06:44 AM

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OK here you go guys and Gals. A good lumber jock gave me a great site to help with costs on a project. Well this made me think that there is probably many more.

Post the site URL here that you go to buy your material, and explain the biggest cost savings you find with the company.

Lew this is yours

http://www.cshardware.com/

So far drawer slides half the price of most places.

post your sites.

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#1 posted 03-19-2011 04:47 PM

Thanks for the much too kind compliment!!

My Mom could probably think of a few other adjectives to describe me- “good” would, most likely, not be one of them 8^(

Lew

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#2 posted 03-19-2011 05:50 PM

http://www.stockroomsupply.ca/shop/home/ <Sandpaper source

I get my wood at a sawmill.

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#3 posted 03-19-2011 08:17 PM

http://www.woodcraft.com/
http://www.rockler.com/
http://www.hartvilletool.com/index.php
http://www.highlandwoodworking.com/
http://www.harborfreight.com/garage-shop/stationary-dust-collectors.html
These are a few of the places I shop at for tools and really anything else I need for myshop all have very good prices IMO anyway.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#4 posted 03-19-2011 08:55 PM

Just looking through my stuff I have ordered things from all these sites. A lot of them are supplies, I try to order bulk when I get supplies, you don’t know when you might need the item again and the cost each drops significantly.

http://www.klingspor.com/
http://www.mcfeelys.com/
http://www.klockit.com/
http://www.eagleamerica.com/
http://www.garrettwade.com/
http://www.constantines.com/
http://www.cherrytreetoys.com/
http://www.woodworkingsupply.net/
http://www.pennstateind.com/
http://www.workshopsupply.com/
http://www.americanwoodcrafterssupply.com/

-- "When the going gets tough, switch to power tools." - Red Green

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#5 posted 03-19-2011 11:56 PM

Great set of links guys. I’ve bookmarked a handfull of them!

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#6 posted 03-20-2011 01:07 AM

I know your asking for links and you probaly already know this but when I first started my own shop i called a local cabinet shop ( a couple of them) and asked who they used. I a big fan of using local dealers when ever I can

-- As Best I Can

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#7 posted 03-20-2011 03:22 AM

Richelieu Hardware
General Hardwoods
Bond Plywood
Supergrit - abrasive supplier
McFeeley's - Screws and more
Magcraft - all types of rare earth magnets
Bendheim Cabinet Glass
Cook Woods - exotic hardwoods
Port Huron Paint - Lacquer and finishing supplies

I also deal with a Amish hardwood supplier, but they have no web site of course.

Miller’s Hardwood

Some of these are local suppliers that don’t neccessarily deal with internet orders. Richilieu is a great hardware supplier but you need to get an account approval. But then you can get wholesale pricing that can’t be beat.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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#8 posted 03-20-2011 07:55 AM

I second GaryL’s suggestion on Supergrit

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 03-20-2011 01:49 PM

Great links. Thanks to all. Paul

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#10 posted 03-20-2011 04:26 PM

I mostly use local sources but when online provides the better deal I have a few great sources.

Www.hardwareresources.com. they give me great prices on undermount soft close glides. Also get a nice trash pull out trash can from them.

WWW.hdlusa.com. they are a great source for a huge range of cabinet shop products.

I agree with WWW.supergrit.com.

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#11 posted 03-20-2011 04:55 PM

I get my wood from hear since they are local and just down the road.

http://www.crlumber.com/

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