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Forum topic by tenderfootbob posted 07-22-2013 06:35 AM 1058 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-22-2013 06:35 AM

It has been a while since I built a project out of maple, and I have no idea what the board foot costs are. I will be building a ten drawer dresser and two nite-stands for a friend. She wants just ordinary white oak (no curly maple or other premium figured maple).

Question is: where can I buy 4/4 and 6/4 (or 8/4) maple in Southern California; and what can I expect the board foot costs to be?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks, Tenderfoot Bob

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#1 posted 07-22-2013 08:04 AM

I’m confused. You say she want’s white oak but you’re looking for maple.

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#2 posted 07-22-2013 08:34 AM

Bohnhoff Lumber. Best prices. Just call and ask.

Soft maple is cheaper. Maybe $2.80 bf in 4/4.

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#3 posted 07-23-2013 01:07 AM

AlaskaGuy: Sorry for the confusion. My bad. I meant maple, not white oak.

Loren, thanks for the tip! I’ve had a bad experience with Bohnhoff with walnut; but @ $2.80 bf for maple I’ll will check them out again.

Tenderfoot Bob

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