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Forum topic by otis501 posted 01-11-2012 06:00 PM 1108 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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otis501

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01-11-2012 06:00 PM

I need a good online sorce for woodworking wood. I know about woodcraft and rockeler, but is there any more online stores that are reliable.


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#1 posted 01-11-2012 06:06 PM

on line stuff I’ve seen is way too expensive.

I google saw mills and get most wood from nearby sources. Saw mills and lumber suppliers. One source is a hardwood trader. He does it by the ton.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#2 posted 01-11-2012 07:15 PM

You’ll always come out cheaper if you can find a local mill. But if you can’t, I highly recommend Steve Wall Lumber. Their 20 bf UPS packs are pretty reasonable, and the quality is excellent.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 01-11-2012 11:02 PM

I have bought wood from Cooks Wood on Ebay. The only drawback is the shipping price. Whats nice is you can see the exact board your buying and get an accurately described of the wood. They have a lots of nice figured wood. I have not been disappointed with my orders.

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#4 posted 01-12-2012 02:52 AM

Online I’ve bought some nice figured maple on ebay. Take a look at one of the quilted top guitar on my blog it’s off ebay. That’s all I bought lately, did buy a 8/4 by 10 inch wide 6 foot long and a piece the same size of lemon wood from an outfit in Virginia, but can’t find them listed any more.

Dave

-- Insanity, doing the same same thing over and expecting different results.

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#5 posted 01-12-2012 04:11 AM

Lakeshore hardwoods in upstate new york . Meet this guys at woodworking show in long island new york . Wood he had at the show was very nice I know I help unload his truck.

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#6 posted 01-12-2012 05:06 AM

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#7 posted 01-12-2012 05:29 AM

I recently made a purchase from an ebay dealer – http://stores.ebay.com/Davids-Hobby-Lumber?_rdc=1

It was a good picture and accurate description. It was quickly shipped. I will buy again from him in the future.

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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#8 posted 01-12-2012 07:13 AM

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#9 posted 01-12-2012 06:37 PM

Thanks guys for your feedback
Otis

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#10 posted 01-12-2012 06:51 PM

As close as you are run down to L.L. Johnson in Charlotte MI, they even deliever up to your part of the woods.

Mike

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#11 posted 01-13-2012 12:02 AM

My favorite two sources:
Wall Lumber
Bell Forest Products

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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