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Forum topic by Binn posted 1175 days ago 1810 views 4 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Binn

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1175 days ago

Can someone tell me where I can buy rosewood lumber? Looking for 8” wide x 4’ long and 4/4” thick or so.
I need a good quality deep red quarter sawn lumber.

-- Barry, Louisiana


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Joe Weaver

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#1 posted 1175 days ago

Try http://www.thewoodyard.com. Just south of Altanta Ga. Great people to deal with

-- Joe, Ga

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JoeyG

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#2 posted 1174 days ago

http://www.walllumber.com/about.asp

I picked some up from here a couple of weeks ago and it is beautiful. I believe they ship also. There must be a place closer to you, it’s just a matter of finding it. Good luck

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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Loren

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#3 posted 1174 days ago

Look on ebay too. People sell all kinds of exotics and rosewood
is used in instrument making too.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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patron

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#4 posted 1172 days ago

check this

http://www.cookwoods.com/LumberPageMain.htm

and PM bibb

http://lumberjocks.com/bibb

he was selling
may still have some left

good luck

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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RONFINCH

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#5 posted 1160 days ago

http://neworleans.craigslist.org/mat/2444998338.html

Not sure if you found any yet, may be woth a try.

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BentheViking

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#6 posted 1159 days ago

I am in New Orleans. Not sure where you are, but there are plenty of lumber yards in the area one of which can probably get you rosewood, if they don’t have it in stock.

Liberty Lumber, Riverside Fine Lumbers, Carruth Bros. Lumber, Wilson Bourg Lumbers, Gueydan Lumber

There are probably others, but those are the ones I have worked with. Riverside would be your best bet probably, but its way out in NO East.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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Binn

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#7 posted 1156 days ago

BentheViking,
I am in Denham Springs and will give these lumber yards a call, it has been hard to find. Thanks everyone for the information.

-- Barry, Louisiana

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McKinneyMike

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#8 posted 1156 days ago

Barry, We sell Rosewood, but 8” widths are rare as rare can be. I have seen probably three boards that wide in the past few years. Most is typically 3”-6” in width with an occasional 7” board here and there. Lengths are good to 5’ usually, but 8” wide boards are generally snapped up for musical instrument stock well before it gets out of the distributors yards, if it is any good at all. Best of luck with your search!

-- McKinney Hardwood Lumber --Specializing in exotic and figured hardwood lumber http://www.mckinneyhardwoods.com -McKinney, TX

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