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Forum topic by agallant posted 04-20-2011 03:19 PM 1227 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-20-2011 03:19 PM

How many LJs are here in NC? Any great places in NC that you like to get supplies from? My favorite is The Hardwood Store of North Carolina, it is a bit of a hike from Raleigh but worth it. What other jems have you found in NC?

http://hardwoodstore.com/


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#1 posted 07-21-2011 09:40 PM

Newbie from the K-ville area..

-- arnies

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#2 posted 07-21-2011 10:18 PM

Probably a lot, Aggalant! Arnies, I spent 4 years in Knoxville myself! I’m sure you know the Woodcraft on Kingston Pike well. I really miss those guys. I interviewed for a job in Winston Salem and took a quick jaunt to that little furniture mecca right outside (name escapes me). It’s such a wonderful area (NC) with tons of outstanding craftsmen.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#3 posted 07-22-2011 12:20 AM

I am across the line in Martinsville, VA but that puts me only about 20 minutes from Walls Lumber in Mayodan, NC.

Always like going into a candy store looking at all the different varieties of exotic woods. Just went in this afternoon to get a little wood for some projects and love poking around to see what they have.

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#4 posted 07-22-2011 03:31 AM

I am from Greensboro and live in VA. I still go to Wall Lumber for anything special I Need.

-- Barbara

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#5 posted 07-22-2011 03:35 AM

Cato, do you ever get to Philpott lake? My family has a place near Horseshoe Point. We get up there once or twice a summer.

-- Barbara

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#6 posted 07-22-2011 03:46 AM

Barbara,
occasionally get up to the Horsehoe Point area, and have been on the lake a few times.

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#7 posted 07-23-2011 11:52 PM

Agallant, I used to live in Creedmoor, NC, but now live in Myrtle Beach, SC. I’ve been buying from Hill and Jeff @ the Hardwood Store in Gibsonville for years; in fact, I used to buy from Hill when he worked for Steve Wall Lumber, but followed him when he opened his own business in Gibsonville. I still make the trip to the Hardwood Store whenever I’m buying hardwoods. Tried a lot of different suppliers over the years, but like the Hardwood Store the best.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#8 posted 08-12-2011 04:41 AM

I’m in Burlington, just a few minutes from the Hardwood Store of NC and Woodworker’s Supply. I’d like to see how many NC LJs are out there, too.

-- Michael, North Carolina -- Whittling away the time making fine lumber into perfect fire stove fuel.

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#9 posted 08-12-2011 05:02 AM

gastonia here

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#10 posted 08-13-2011 04:04 PM

I’m just outside of Boone.
Get in touch with LumberJock Kyle (sawmillnc) in Iron Station, NC for wood. Kyle is a great guy and has some really nice wood.

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#11 posted 08-17-2011 06:47 PM

I’m in Fort Mill, SC just south of Charlotte. I’ve been meaning to check out The Hardwood Store but never seem to find a free weekend to make it up there.

I’ve been picking up most of my stuff either from Internet orders, WoodCraft over in Mathews, or the most recent score was a bunch of mahogany from a local milling operation cleaning shop.

I’m on the lookout for a bunch of good cherry though for a kitchen island and cabinet refacing project and was going to go check out Advantage over in Grover, NC

-- Carl Fisher, Fort Mill, South Carolina --

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#12 posted 08-17-2011 07:07 PM

The local woodcraft in raleigh wanted $11/BF for Babinga the Hardwood store is $6/BF. It is so worth the trip.

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#13 posted 08-17-2011 09:25 PM

the Hardwood Store is always my first choice. The service is awesome and they have a good selection, so I would drive from Charlotte for that if nothing else. Check out their website for prices.

And no, I don’t work for them. I just really believe in supporting great businesses!

-- Michael, North Carolina -- Whittling away the time making fine lumber into perfect fire stove fuel.

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#14 posted 09-01-2011 05:21 PM

I just came across your blog. I been self employed for 20 years in woodworking and have used just about every supplier in NC and VA. My favorite is Wall Lumber in Mayodan NC. I like their service and the lumber they grade as select is what every one else calls FAS. Also I use to use Raleigh Hardwoods and Gilbirt Hardwoods but stopped using them because they always shorted me on my lumber order quantities. I would order 500 bdft and they would bill for 500 but only send 400 and then we would get into a dispute on how to calculate bdft quantities. Also, all the other suppliers want to subtract a percentage for shrinkage from drying and it is any where from 7 to 15%. At wall lumber they dont do this. If you order 100 bdft youget 100 ft and pay for 100 ft.

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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#15 posted 09-20-2011 12:00 PM

Hey Bertha, Sorry but i have not lived in Knoxville. The K-ville is for Kernersville. We have moved around starting in Indiana, Oklahoma, NC, Utah and back to NC.

-- arnies

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