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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 618 days ago 427 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RussellAP

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618 days ago

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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NiteWalker

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#1 posted 617 days ago

I get most of mine from bell forest.

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

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bondogaposis

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#2 posted 617 days ago

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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jap

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#3 posted 617 days ago

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

-- Joel

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