where to buy

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Trade & Swap forum

Forum topic by otis501 posted 01-11-2013 02:56 AM 868 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View otis501's profile


24 posts in 1466 days

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?


9 replies so far

View BentheViking's profile


1757 posts in 1382 days

#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

View LeChuck's profile


419 posts in 1880 days

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

You should check out woodworker’s source.

-- David - Tucson, AZ

View Kreegan's profile


1452 posts in 965 days

#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.

View Scott's profile


58 posts in 2147 days

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

I ordered from 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

View Scott's profile


58 posts in 2147 days

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


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

-- Scott

View lumberjoe's profile


2854 posts in 1066 days

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

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


View otis501's profile


24 posts in 1466 days

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

thanks guys i will check them all out


View MonteCristo's profile


2098 posts in 1007 days

#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 ??

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

View greenacres2's profile


165 posts in 986 days

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

Otis—just sent you a PM.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase