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Forum topic by KenBry posted 01-25-2012 11:11 PM 1184 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-25-2012 11:11 PM

Looking for ideas on where to get strips of live edge walnut. I want to use this as a molding on my next project. Need about 12 feet of walnut live edge. 1 piece needs to be solid six feet long (ideally). None of it needs to be any thicker than 3 inches deep and ideally 2 inches tall.

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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#1 posted 01-26-2012 12:58 AM

Most people don’t want the sapwood from walnut, I would think any sawyer could set you up if there was one in your area with some walnut logs. Check local wood supply stores, they should know if there is someone around that can help you. It would cost a bunch of cash, but if necessary you could have it shipped to you by any number of wood stores or sawyers here in Oregon or just about anywhere they grow. Let me know if you want some names.

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#2 posted 01-26-2012 05:55 AM

Where are you located? I might have some.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln.

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#3 posted 01-26-2012 06:17 AM

The problem is I am in phoenix az. No place around hear to get this stuff.

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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#4 posted 01-26-2012 03:29 PM

Most of them steam the walnut to try to bring the color of the sapwood to a darker shade. That way they get more from it.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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