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Forum topic by bluesmandan posted 03-19-2013 10:30 AM 591 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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bluesmandan

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03-19-2013 10:30 AM

I’m wanting to make a few end grain cutting boards as gifts for family. Trouble is I don’t know where I can buy nice wood. There used to be a lumber store in Memphis that carried exotic woods, but it shut down a couple years ago when the economy bellied up. Anyone know where to get fine woods in my area? (I actually live near Tupelo).
Thanks!
Dan


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Gary

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#1 posted 03-23-2013 10:57 PM

Gates Lumber Co will order it for you
1253 Bellevue
901-942-3261

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 03-23-2013 11:49 PM

You can also get it from Sunset Hardwoods if you’re ever close to the Little Rock area. They may ship also but I’m not sure. They’re great people over there.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#3 posted 04-09-2013 08:47 PM

There is “The Woodwork Shop” in Bartlett.
8500 Wolf Lake Dr #101 Bartlett, TN 38133

-- Brian

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#4 posted 04-09-2013 09:31 PM

Exotic Woods of the World, about 30 miles S.E. of Memphis. exoticwoodsoftheworld.com

-- Jim from Doniphan

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#5 posted 04-09-2013 10:13 PM

Jim, do you have an address for Exotic Woods of the World? They don’t have one on their webpage…

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