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Forum topic by bhuckster posted 05-29-2014 12:03 AM 798 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-29-2014 12:03 AM

Topic tags/keywords: red oak north carolina

Hello all… This is my first post here and I figured that since there are so many GREAT woodworkers among the members, someone out there can help me.

I just moved from Vegas to Southport, North Carolina 28461 and have a brand new house with my own 2 car attached garage, heat and AC and I’m ready to continue with my woodworking hobby. In Vegas, I had a great supply of hardwood, primarily Red Oak in a nice store called Peterman Lumber. They were terrific!! Now, I can’t seem to find a lumber yard here or close to here that has a good supply of Red Oak or other hardwoods. Yes, I can buy some at Lowes or HD but I use quite a bit and would rather purchase by the board foot. I’d love to find out where all the cabinet makers get their material. The closest large city to me is Wilmington and I’ve looked at a few but was disappointed.

Any ideas where I can find some nice 3/4” Red Oak???

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#1 posted 05-30-2014 06:38 PM

I live in Suffolk VA, I sometimes drive down to Rolesville NC just outside of Raleigh NC Here is his Craigslist
advertisement. He has an great lumber yard. When I go I usually get a truck load.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#2 posted 05-30-2014 07:58 PM

Jesus I wish I could find a sawyer that cheap even remotely close to me, $2.50 a bf on Black walnut is insanely cheap.

-- Nick, "Choking to death on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover." - JG

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#3 posted 05-30-2014 08:01 PM

NCWW has a list of sawyers on there somewhere.


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#4 posted 05-30-2014 08:12 PM

Hey Nick I agree with you … I was on vacation in Va. earlier this month and just drooled at all the hardwoods and sawyers there … Then I came home and had to pay $8.25 BF!! ... and that was on sale!!
Kind of makes you want to hire a truck.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#5 posted 05-30-2014 09:12 PM

this is a good place and decent prices

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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