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Forum topic by Fork posted 07-16-2013 08:18 AM 528 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Fork

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07-16-2013 08:18 AM

Hello,

I’m looking to make wood pencil holder, like the following:
http://strawberry-chic.blogspot.com/2011/05/diy-tuesday-rustic-pencil-holder.html

Though, before I can begin, I need to find a decent piece of wood. Does anyone have any suggestions for how to go about finding wood in San Diego? I’m thinking Craigslist might be an option.

Thank you!


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bondogaposis

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#1 posted 07-16-2013 12:07 PM

Look for a tree trimming service.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#2 posted 07-16-2013 01:08 PM

Look around to see who is trimming trees. I would leave the bark on it would look more rustic. But that is just my 2 cents. I make rustic candle holders and leave the bark on.

-- Coach Mancuso

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#3 posted 07-16-2013 08:47 PM

Thanks…good suggestions! If it is recently cut wood, can I drill into it, or does it need to dry out for a certain amt of time?

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#4 posted 07-16-2013 08:52 PM

It is highly likely that there is some wood in San Diego.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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