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Forum topic by mike02719 posted 03-03-2019 12:23 AM 249 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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mike02719

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03-03-2019 12:23 AM

Does anyone out there buy turning wood from online vendors? Local vendors selling exotic species are few in this area. I have looked online and have seen some that look OK. Wondering if LJ’s out there have any experience or recommendations.

-- Mike, Massachusetts


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#1 posted 03-03-2019 12:30 AM

Check out https://www.cookwoods.com/

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#2 posted 03-03-2019 01:55 AM

Bell Forest Products has done right by me: https://www.bellforestproducts.com/

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#3 posted 03-03-2019 02:08 AM

https://gilmerwood.com

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#4 posted 03-03-2019 02:20 AM

https://www.turningblanks.net/

I’ve ordered several cherry bowl blanks from this source. Everything went very smoothly.

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#5 posted 03-03-2019 01:15 PM

Mike, I have purchased exotic turning stock off of E-Bay from several vendors.
all provided satisfactory products with great shipping.

do you have a WoodCraft store in your area ?? I visited mine in Orlando, FL
last week and they had 2 huge wooden crates the size of a pallet of very nice
cut-offs for $4.00 a pound. will be going back next week for another load.

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-- Failure is proof that you at least tried ~ now, go do it again, and again, until you get it right --

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#6 posted 03-03-2019 01:31 PM

My go to place : https://www.gvwp.net/online-store/TURNING-BLANKS-c14044338

Much more than just turning wood.

-- My reality check bounced...

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