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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 11-12-2012 07:06 AM 720 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-12-2012 07:06 AM

Where do you get your hardwood and exotic dowels?

I’d like to score some padauk, purple heart, african blackwood and some light colors.

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#1 posted 11-12-2012 12:45 PM

I get most of mine from bell forest.

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

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#2 posted 11-12-2012 01:09 PM

I get mine from Edensaw and Superior Hardwoods. I also get dowels from Rockler if I am placing an order otherwise. I have made some dowels too if I need a small amount of something special, although I am not really fond of making them. Now that I have a lathe, making larger dowels will be a lot easier.

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#3 posted 11-12-2012 01:17 PM

turn the dowel on your new lathe, it will be good practice :)

-- Joel

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