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Forum topic by SomeClown posted 450 days ago 678 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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SomeClown

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450 days ago

Hey everyone,

Looking for recommendations for where to buy lumber on the east side. I’ve had some fun playing with what’s available at the borg stores, but now I need to find a reputable source for quality hardwood, sheet goods, etc.

Thanks!

-- There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don't.


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muleskinner

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#1 posted 450 days ago

Well, it’s not on the eastside and it requires a ferry ride but Edensaw in Port Townsend is a pretty amazing place. They have everything for ash to zebrawood and everything in between. Pretty good tool selection also. A good weekend excursion if nothing else.

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runswithscissors

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#2 posted 450 days ago

Another is Targa hardwoods (a.k.a. “Hardwoods to Find”) in Bellingham. No sheetgoods, though, as far as I know. And do you have a Windsor Plywood? They have both hardwoods and a good selection of hardwood plys, including marine grade. Again, there’s one in Bellingham.

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jmartel

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#3 posted 450 days ago

There’s a Rockler in the Fremont Neighborhood off of Stone Ave as well as one down in Tukwila. The prices at the Fremont one actually aren’t too bad. They have 4/4 Cherry surfaced 2 sides on sale for $3.50/bdft starting tomorrow. Bit closer to you than Targa is.

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SomeClown

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#4 posted 450 days ago

I have been to both Rocker stores in the area, as well as Woodcraft, but it’s been a while. I’ll have to check them out, at least for the hardwoods.

-- There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don't.

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SomeClown

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#5 posted 450 days ago

Is there actually a price difference from Freemont to Tukwilla? I’m out in Snoqualmie, so Tukwilla is closer is the reason I ask.

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jmartel

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#6 posted 450 days ago

I’m not sure. I’m only about 5-10 min from the Fremont store, so I haven’t been down to the Tukwila one.

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SomeClown

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#7 posted 449 days ago

Any recommendations on 3/4” plywood from Home Depot? Going to pick up some stuff to make cabinets tomorrow (practice ones for the garage… tools storage, etc.) and looking for what type of ply to get. I’ve seen a wide variety in both price and quality. Probably going to just get some doug-fir or pine for the face-frames too… rip it down. Any thoughts?

-- There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don't.

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jbartle

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#8 posted 449 days ago

Martin Hardwoods in Everett on Broadway has a very large selection of hardwoods.

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#9 posted 449 days ago

I think Rockler in Tukwila has a much better selection of exotics than Woodcraft and the prices were not that bad. Well, of course they were bad but let’s say they could be worse…...............

-- mike...............

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Woodwizardo

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#10 posted 356 days ago

We are having an estate sale in the Tacoma area. Lots of exotic wood, burls, and tools. Contact me if you are interested lukethesavage@hotmail.com

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BBF

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#11 posted 291 days ago

Crosscut Hardwoods

4100 First Ave S.
Seattle WA 98134

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#12 posted 291 days ago

Comptons
3847 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134

Right across the street from Crosscut

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#13 posted 291 days ago

+1 for BBF, if I am in the Seattle area I stop at crosscut.

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