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Jim Jakosh

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489 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: tip pistachio mesquite pecan

I have been looking for a source of pistachio wood out here in Arizona for 2 years. I visited a shop in Old Town called “In a Pear Tree “and Kirstin gave me a card for Dead Tree Salvage as a source for pistachio.
Danny and I went there today and does he ever have a supply of it. We bought some pieces and picked up a ton of all kinds of wood off the scrap pile that can surly be made into projects. I don’t have any pics but the male tree has real dark wood and the female tree has pink wood -Really!!

The owner, John Goodwin ( 520-560-0763 ) is a great guy and gave us a great deal on the wood we bought. He also has a wood shop where they produce products from all kinds of Arizona woods and have them for sale in the store above..

So if you need mesquite,pistachio, or pecan wood around Casa Grande, Tuscon or Phoenix, give John and call and tell him you heard about him on Lumberjocks!!

Thanks, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!


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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 489 days ago

He has a store in Phoenix?

Did you mean to enter a link to a store?

Thank you.

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MShort

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#2 posted 488 days ago

Sounds like you found a great wood source. Thanks for the info.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 488 days ago

Hey Jim,
We are through there often on the way south to Tucson.
What’s his address? I’d like to stop by the next time.
You still at that park just north of CG and east of 10?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 488 days ago

Joe, he sells his products at a store in Casa Grande,Az. called “In a Pear Tree”

Gene, the location of Dead Tree Salvage is 11930 Martin Rd ; Casa Grande, Az 85194
It is easy to find off I-10. Going East towards Tucson, take the McCartney road Exit at Casa Grande and go North- to your left. Then go to Cox road and take another left. Go about a mile to Martin Rd and take another left. Go all the way to the end and it is 11930 on the left side.

The owner is John Goodwin 520 560 0763. Call him before you stop to be sure he will be there.

We are in the High Chaparral Park in Arizona City which is just East of the I-8 interchange on I 10 Exit 200 at Sunland Gin Road. We leave tomorrow for Michigan!!

......................Jim

ps. Mike, it is a long way from Missouri!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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scrollingmom

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#5 posted 488 days ago

Dang if I had known you were leaving so soon I would have had you pick me up some wood and drop it by on your way. Then I thought of the trip you had going through Kansas and I don’t know if I could ask you to stop. Take care on your trip and I’m glad you found something you were looking for, a nice feeling isn’t it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 488 days ago

Hi Kelly. sorry but we don’t go through Kansas on our way home. We take the southern route.
Are you close to I 70?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Gene Howe

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#7 posted 488 days ago

Jim,
It’s still snowing back there!
Stick around till it gets to 100 in CG. -;)

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 488 days ago

Gene, It got to 96 one day and I was ready to leave. I don’t mind the snow….......Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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richardwootton

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#9 posted 488 days ago

I had never seen Pistachio wood before, but after googling it I discovered that it is gorgeous! Good score, I’d love to have some of that!

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

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