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Forum topic by ColonelTravis posted 05-24-2015 02:36 AM 825 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-24-2015 02:36 AM

Topic tags/keywords: quarter sawn beech molding plane

Decided recently to build molding planes, then found out basically no one sells thick QS beech. Only source I found is a guy on ebay who doesn’t have any now. Anyone have suggestions? I’d rather not laminate.

Thanks


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#1 posted 05-24-2015 04:27 AM

Try looking online for a sawmill in your area. Or see if johnsons hardwoods will ship to you. Look online for johsons hardwoods

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#2 posted 05-24-2015 12:07 PM

How thick do you need it? I will be sawing some this summer, but it will take a while to dry it. I have some persimmon if you want to try that.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln. hamsleyhardwood.com

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#3 posted 05-25-2015 03:58 AM

Crosscut hardwoods Seattle has 8/4 beech in stock…...

I like buying from them they are straight up and knowledgable….

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