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Forum topic by otis501 posted 01-11-2013 02:56 AM 811 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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otis501

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01-11-2013 02:56 AM

i am disabled and can’t get around well, so i need to find internet atores to buy lumber. i don’t want to buy large bundles so maybe 2 or 3 bd feet of cherry or walnut.

any help on the places to by?

otis


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BentheViking

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#1 posted 01-11-2013 03:14 AM

usually rockler or woodcraft has some wood choices that might work if you only need a board or two

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#2 posted 01-11-2013 03:23 AM

You should check out woodworker’s source.

Www.woodworkerssource.com

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#3 posted 01-11-2013 03:27 AM

I’ve heard good things about Bell Forest Products. My friend buys small amounts of exotic woods on eBay. I’ll see if there are any sellers he recommends.

http://www.bellforestproducts.com/

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#4 posted 01-11-2013 05:44 AM

I ordered from www.woodworkerssource.com when I first got back to woodworking. Had a good experience. Wood was what I was looking for. I find their website to be the most friendly, giving useful information about the woods they sell, and their ordering process is very easy. Their prices are not great compared to a local lumberyard, and shipping can be expensive, but they do have regular sales on one or two woods per month. Worth a look.

-- Scott

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#5 posted 01-11-2013 05:51 AM

Rich-

I like how bellforest sells rough and hit-and-miss boards. WWsource does not offer that.

-- Scott

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#6 posted 01-11-2013 03:33 PM

Woodcraft is great for the small pieces. Their site is super easy to navigate as well

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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otis501

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#7 posted 01-11-2013 03:39 PM

thanks guys i will check them all out

otis

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#8 posted 01-11-2013 07:01 PM

Shipping is, in Canada at least, an issue here. Small amounts are usually sent by courier and the shipping is expensive. I freight my wood and buy in bulk to avoid this.

If you can choke down their prices, NWTimber in Oregon has incredible pieces of figured walnut and maple that they will courier to you.

PS I like your dog pix. How do you keep a lab so trim ??

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#9 posted 01-12-2013 03:11 AM

Otis—just sent you a PM.
earl

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