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499 days ago

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 494 days ago

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 494 days ago

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 477 days ago

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

-- Brian

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#4 posted 477 days ago

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

-- Jim from Doniphan

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#5 posted 477 days ago

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

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