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Forum topic by richardwootton posted 09-03-2013 10:26 PM 687 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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richardwootton

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09-03-2013 10:26 PM

I actually have no idea if this is in the correct forum, so feel free to move it if necessary. I’m going to be heading to Texas later this week and will be in Dallas for a day or two before heading to Waco for a Baylor game. Sic’ em Bears! However, while I am in Dallas, where should I go to check out some new tools? I have already decided to go to Woodcraft, but are there some other places I should check out?

Thanks in advance LJers!

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


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AandCstyle

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#1 posted 09-05-2013 01:47 AM

Woodworld might be worth a look.

-- Art

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#2 posted 09-05-2013 02:47 AM

A bit north and east of Woodcraft, there’s a new Rockler store at Promenade North Center in Richardson.

One of my favorite places in Dallas for woodworking inspiration, though, is the Dallas Museum of Art, which often displays some exquisite antique furniture pieces. Dallas has lots of interesting antique shops and “malls” with interesting pieces, too.

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#3 posted 09-05-2013 03:06 PM

If browsing for new tools can also include new-to-you (antique) tools, check out Dowd's Tools. Really nice folks and pretty awesome selection if you’re into the vintage market. The website looks like it hasn’t been updated since the Clinton administration, but it’s definitely worth the time to see what they’ve got.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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richardwootton

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#4 posted 09-05-2013 05:42 PM

Thanks guys, I had forgotten about Rockler. I’ll definitely have to check out woodworld because they have some Texas Ebony. And a place like Dowds is right up my alley!

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

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