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Forum topic by Leldon posted 03-19-2013 05:21 AM 1694 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Leldon

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03-19-2013 05:21 AM

Hi all,

I have been wondering about a local source for exotic woods in or near Birmingham or Huntsville Alabama. I live in Cullman so I’m about half between the cities! I have found some good sources for local hardwoods, but would like some different woods than that. I know Woodcraft in Pelham has them, but if there is another source to see the different prices.

Thanks!

Leldon


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Tugboater78

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#1 posted 03-19-2013 06:00 AM

Wanting the same near the maysville ky area myself, i have muterspaw roughly 1.75 hours away but gotta have someone cheaper/closer.. maybe ill find em

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - " nothing changed me like the first shnick from a well sharpened, decent hand plane"

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whitebeast88

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#2 posted 03-19-2013 11:57 PM

hey leldon i live in athens but only place i know is in new market called hobby hardwood alabama butall they have is red and white oak,cherry and just a few others.i’m gonna keep an eye on your thread to see if you find anything.sorry i’m no help.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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RockyTopScott

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#3 posted 03-20-2013 12:07 AM

We have have 2 hardwood places here in Chattanooga.

Chattanooga Hardwood and Wurth

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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Peteyb

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#4 posted 03-20-2013 02:00 AM

Leldon have you checked out Hardwoods Inc? Here is there website you can call them and ask for something. http://www.hardwoodweb.com/distribution/hia.cfm

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Leldon

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#5 posted 03-25-2013 07:56 PM

Thank you so much Peteyb! That is the type of place I was looking for! Thank you again!

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RoyBoy

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#6 posted 09-26-2014 10:44 PM

Hey all – now that Hardwoodweb.com is no longer “open to the public” as of Jan 2014, anyone have any other sources? I can’t believe a city the size of Birmingham, has wholesale only and outrageous prices on hardwoods and more so plywoods.

-- Brian, Alabaster, AL

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CharlesA

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#7 posted 09-26-2014 11:50 PM

Tugboater, about 90 miles away is McInturf in Lawrenceburg KY. http://www.kysawmill.com/

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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