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Forum topic by noknot posted 1997 days ago 1089 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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noknot

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1997 days ago

Im looking for a good quality place to buy wood with no shipping. HELP

-- GO DAWGS!


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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 1997 days ago

Sorry noknot; but if you find a source that does not charge for shipping and its not your next door neighbor let me know too!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 1997 days ago

neat trick that, but I can recommend the service at lakeshorehardwoods.com. Great products and I’m certain they’ll do well by you if you do order from them. I haven’t dealt with them over the web, and am only speaking from in person experience, but I know they will ship the cheapest method possible.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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NY_Rocking_Chairs

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#3 posted 1997 days ago

Wow, where do you live NedB, we go out to Pulaski every year for the family reunion and pass through the area on the way to the Adirondacks about 3-4 times a year.

Will definitely have to check this place out on the next trip.

Sometimes you can find such no shipping deals on Ebay. Good luck.

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1997 days ago

With online purchases, such as Ebay or other providers, you can find some good deals but, as you indicated, shipping costs add significantly to the cost of lumber. Your best bet for finding lumber is to look for a local sawmill or sawyier.

Here are some resources that you can use to find lumber in your area?

Treebones has posted a datablase of sawyiers here

Woodfinder

Craigslist.com

Contact Woodmizer to see if there is anyone in your area with a portable sawmill.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 1997 days ago

noknot, I highly recommend this place for relatively small quantities:

http://www.walllumber.com/lum.asp

They sell what they call “UPS Bundles” that contain 20bf, and the UPS fee is included in the price. I ordered a bundle of walnut, and it was first-class stuff.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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MedicKen

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#6 posted 1997 days ago

http://www.woodworkerssource.com/

I have not dealt with them but I did notice that they offer free shipping on some of their material. Most of the free shipping I noticed was in their garage sale area. Also their 20bf project packs have free shipiing!!

I have been dealing with www.bellforestproducts.com lately and have been very happy with the lumber I have received. They do charge shipping, but nice material.

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their therapist....medic20447@gmail.com

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Kindlingmaker

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#7 posted 1997 days ago

We really need a “tab” that this kind of information can be listed in….

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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jm540

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#8 posted 1997 days ago

what type of lumber are you looking for

-- jay Rambling on and on again

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jeffthewoodwacker

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#9 posted 1997 days ago

Try www.choicewoods.com they charge for shipping but only what they have to pay to ship it to you. A couple others are www.bigmonklumber.com and www.hswoods..com I have used all three and recommend them.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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Padre

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#10 posted 1997 days ago

There are a couple of Lumberjocks who are suppliers of wood that I know of, and it’s nice to support our members. socalwood is one, and one who I have personally purchased from, Barlow.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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#11 posted 1997 days ago

I got my best deals from Craigslist and estate sales. I once got a stack of paduuk, black walnut, maple and cherry for $20… There was about 45bf of lumber. This was at an estate sale.
I find great deals on craigslist sometimes too.

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noknot

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#12 posted 1995 days ago

Thanks for the tips i’ll try socalwood or other jocks.

-- GO DAWGS!

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