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Forum topic by tangible posted 03-26-2012 06:38 PM 972 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-26-2012 06:38 PM

So I visit central CA every summer and this year I wold like to bring back some slabs. I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for sawyers to contact. I searched and found a lot of companies but I would rather get some suggestions.

I drive through LA and up to the Stockton area so I have a huge area I can access.



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#1 posted 03-29-2012 10:23 PM

tangible, a few places to try in this area:

Baker Hardwoods in Gilroy, south of San Jose
Global WoodSource in Santa Clara (exotic and domestic slabs- amazing place)
if you are going up near Sacramento, The Walnut Place in Davis, CA

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#2 posted 03-30-2012 06:14 AM for Claro Walnut. I got some from him.

-- Carpe Diem

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#3 posted 03-30-2012 03:09 PM

I don’t have a recommended supplier, but I do suggest you carry your moisture meter with you (if you don’t already).

Depending on the difference between where you live and LA, the slabs can end up moving a lot.

-- "Well, at least we can still use it as firewood... maybe." - Doss

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