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1197 days ago

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 1104 days ago

Newbie from the K-ville area..

-- arnies

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#2 posted 1104 days ago

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 1104 days ago

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 1104 days ago

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 1104 days ago

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 1104 days ago

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

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#7 posted 1102 days ago

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 1083 days ago

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 1083 days ago

gastonia here

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#10 posted 1081 days ago

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 1077 days ago

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 1077 days ago

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 1077 days ago

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 1062 days ago

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 1044 days ago

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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