LumberJocks

Wood in GA

  • Advertise with us

« back to Wood & Lumber forum

Forum topic by Bryan posted 1083 days ago 1617 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Bryan's profile

Bryan

50 posts in 1489 days


1083 days ago

Hey guys
I live in Fort Valley Ga its about 20 miles south of Macon Ga. I was wandering if you guys knew anywhere I could buy some wood? I am lookng for soemthing other than store bought lumber to build a workbench with. Any help will be great.


11 replies so far

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15623 posts in 1498 days


#1 posted 1083 days ago

We get most of our lumber by the flatbed load directly from the mills. However, we buy a good bit of lumber in smaller quantities from Peach State Lumber . They get their wood directly from the lumber mills. I think that they deliver to Macon but you might have to have commercial delivery point. They are both retail and wholesale. They are good honest people and have a big warehouse but I don’t have any idea what their policies are when it comes to small quantities.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2454 days


#2 posted 1083 days ago

Bryan, if you haven’t already done so Craigslist is a good resource to check when looking for lumber. Hardwood lumber will be found in the materials section and, while deals do not come along on a daily basis, they do appear periodically. Here is list of recent ads posted in the Macon region.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View Tomcat1066's profile

Tomcat1066

942 posts in 2428 days


#3 posted 1083 days ago

Bryan,

First, I wanted to say hi since we don’t live all that far away from one another (I’m down in Albany, GA). Second, if you haven’t read it already, I highly recommend Chris Schwarz’s first Workbench book. In it, he actually advocates using construction grade lumber due only in part to it’s cheap price. Southern Yellow Pine actually makes a pretty good workbench by all accounts.

Of course, there isn’t anything wrong with using other stuff either ;)

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

View WDHLT15's profile

WDHLT15

1098 posts in 1108 days


#4 posted 1083 days ago

Hey Bryan,

I am within 30 miles from you and I cut, dry, and sell hardwood lumber. Lets get together and discuss.

Danny

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

View Tomcat1066's profile

Tomcat1066

942 posts in 2428 days


#5 posted 1082 days ago

FWIW, I’m not Bryan, but you’ve got a message in your inbox from me WDHLT15 :D

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

View WDHLT15's profile

WDHLT15

1098 posts in 1108 days


#6 posted 1082 days ago

Tom,

I got your message and sent you my cell phone #.

Danny

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

View Tomcat1066's profile

Tomcat1066

942 posts in 2428 days


#7 posted 1082 days ago

Got it. Shot you an email back, primarily because my cell is dead and my wife is on the phone right now. Probably be able to give you a holler next week though.

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

View Chris4880's profile

Chris4880

2 posts in 582 days


#8 posted 582 days ago

Danny. Call me 478-256-4511. In need of a piece of pine for a mantle ledge

View enurdat1's profile

enurdat1

100 posts in 878 days


#9 posted 582 days ago

Bryan, check out The Wood Yard in Griffin. Rick is a good guy, with a great selection of lumber, and good prices. I drive down from Conyers to see him.
http://www.thewoodyard.com/

-- It is what it is...

View MisterBill's profile

MisterBill

337 posts in 883 days


#10 posted 582 days ago

I have bought from Danny before. His service and materials are top notch!!

View WDHLT15's profile

WDHLT15

1098 posts in 1108 days


#11 posted 582 days ago

Thanks MisterBill!

Chris, I will call you.

Danny

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase