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anthm27

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12-11-2018 07:08 AM

Lumber hard to source here in Hong Kong,
I was wondering if any body knows where to buy Online some small pieces of Walnut and or Oak to be delivered in the US, Preferably NY.
Thanks in advance
Anthony


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Orvile Baker

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#1 posted 12-11-2018 07:25 AM

Try Rockler.com . I have got good wood from them.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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anthm27

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#2 posted 12-11-2018 07:31 AM

Cheers Orvile, seems Rockler out of stock of the walnut and I going to New York next week.

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#3 posted 12-11-2018 08:14 AM

What do you want to build with it?

I have some I am going to unload.
All small pieces good for boxes raised panels etc but too small for chopping blocks.

-- Regards Rob

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anthm27

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#4 posted 12-11-2018 08:21 AM

Actually I am starting to build one of those Winchester elastic band riffles to mount on the wall, I was going to do the trigger and lever mechanism out of walnut. I have some walnut dowel on order for the barrels. The stock will be out of solid ash. (only because I have a piece of ash left from my coffee table build)

Ross from here http://lumberjocks.com/projects/210442 has been helping me with sizing and general tips.

Cheers
Anth

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#5 posted 12-11-2018 08:39 AM

If its of any use Your welcome to it.
Not another Hong Kong version of Ivan Milatt I hope! (joke)

-- Regards Rob

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anthm27

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#6 posted 12-11-2018 08:45 AM

Did Ivan use a winchester rifle did he? Classic
Mate id definitely take some walnut , yes please. (just thinking how best I could get it)

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#7 posted 12-11-2018 09:33 AM

Anthony – I need to know how thick, how long and how much walnut and the same with the oak

I think we can work something out

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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anthm27

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#8 posted 12-11-2018 10:09 AM

You are a legend Dick,
Mate in honesty I don,t need much at all. Ill email you. Its just enough for the trigger and lever mechanism at 5/8ths thick on one of these Winchester elastic band rifles. I’ve ordered both Oak and Walnut dowel for the barrels from Rockler. I think Im going to go with the walnut though. I probably wont use the oak.
Thank you
Regards
Anthony

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#9 posted 12-11-2018 02:08 PM

Anthony, if you were swinging by to Lombard this trip I could of fixed you up. I have a lot of small pieces of walnut.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#10 posted 12-11-2018 07:55 PM

Anthony, not NY but I use ‘Trend Timbers’ in Sydney area.
They have wood from all over the world.
Hope this helps.
.
http://www.trendtimbers.com.au/

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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anthm27

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#11 posted 12-11-2018 11:16 PM



Anthony, if you were swinging by to Lombard this trip I could of fixed you up. I have a lot of small pieces of walnut.

- doubleDD

Thanks for the offer Dave, Unfortunately this month I wont be through. NY only this month, lets see what next month brings.
Cheers
Anthony

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anthm27

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#12 posted 12-11-2018 11:19 PM



Anthony, not NY but I use Trend Timbers in Sydney area.
They have wood from all over the world.
Hope this helps.
.
http://www.trendtimbers.com.au/

- Grumpy

Thanks Tony, that is great to know for next time.(Honestly didnt know there was such a business) I can only sympathize with what these people would put up with from Australian customs importing timber.

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#13 posted 12-12-2018 05:01 AM

Well that all sure beats my poor mans stash!

-- Regards Rob

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#14 posted 12-12-2018 05:22 AM

Good work Dick… you have come through yet again.

Ivan Milatt
No he didnt have a Winchester rifle he (or the police found) a Ruger 10/22 rimfire Standard self loading rifle, serial number 120-15357 for what its worth. Dosn’t mean much to me not being a gun nut.

However there were also Eley cases found in the area, exibiting different firing pin impressions, and scientific results by Prof Young indicated a second weapon had been used. So go figure, also Gabor Neugebauer was a big boy somebody a single person would not have been able to handle let alone conduct the severing of the head of his girlfriend Anna Habschield as well.

-- Regards Rob

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