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Forum topic by tbone74 posted 08-09-2011 05:47 AM 1503 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-09-2011 05:47 AM

Hello all

I am new to lumberjocks. I have been lurking around for about a year now and have finally signed up. I have only been working with wood for about a year now on my own, I built things with my father and grandfather growing up and I have decided to jump in head first!

I was wondering if there was anyone here from the las vegas area? I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction…. I’m wondering what places in town carry nice lumber, you know, not 2×4s and such but hard maple, walnut,ect…

Thanks for any help!

-- Tony

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 05:49 AM

Welcome to the site. I’m from Cali, so no wood source advice. Just wanted to welcome ya…

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 08-31-2011 08:59 PM

I second petermans not familiar with the others though, will have to check out rugby. Petermans is at 4444 Russell Rd I believe, just east of decatur on russell

-- Brian

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#3 posted 09-02-2011 12:30 AM

Hi Tony I don’t live in LV, but my sister and her husband do; they visit on occasion, and I send some wood home with them. I saw as a hobby, and have loads of black walnut and high figure/ burled “big leaf” maple air drying now. Slabs, lumber, and blocks. If you want some someday, let me know and I’ll get him some next time he comes around. E-mail me if you would like a pic or 3. Brian at, please put “wood” or the like in the subject line.

-- Power tools put us ahead of the monkeys

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