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Forum topic by interpim posted 01-25-2009 08:07 PM 2807 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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interpim

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01-25-2009 08:07 PM

Does anyone know of a decent wood source for hardwood in San Diego? I don’t have a planer or jointer (yet) so I would need stuff that is not rough sawn. Im looking for something cheaper than the big-boxes but I also don’t need large quantities as my projects are usually fairly small…

Any help would be appreciated.

-- San Diego, CA


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#1 posted 01-25-2009 09:33 PM

http://www.cutanddriedhardwood.com/lumber/lumber.htm in Solana Beach. Not huge, but a pretty wide selection. Owner seemed friendly. I bought some small chunks of exotic stuff out of the cutoff bin, he sells it by the pound.

Check http://www.woodfinder.com for more choices

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#2 posted 01-25-2009 10:28 PM

Recently, like just yesterday, a fellow LJ was trying to determine wood prices from across the US. Someone posted a San Diego wood vendor website that had a hugh selection of rough cut hardwoods. They will joint and plane for a fee. Now I can’t find the post and responses. I have the price list in .pdf format but I’m having a hard time uploading the .pdf file. Maybe someone here can post it.

-- Better woodworking through old hand tools.

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#3 posted 01-25-2009 10:30 PM

Here’s the name of the company I posted to above:

Frost Hardwood Lumber Company

6565 Miramar Road
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone 858-455-9060
jmf@frosthardwood.com
Fax 858-455-0455

-- Better woodworking through old hand tools.

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