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HyphaFoods

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03-08-2019 08:17 PM

Feel free to move elsewhere I apologize if this is an incorrect category for this post.

Hello,

My name is Brian I live in Mesa Arizona and am looking for a supplier of hardwood sawdust. I own a specialty farm and I go through a lot of it. My current supplier can only offer about 2-3 tons a month. I’m going through everything he has.

Over the next 12 months my expansion will eventually require about 40tons a month.

I cannot have pine or conifers in the sawdust or my fruits do not grow. Each batch will be pre tested to ensure there is no pine. I would prefer Alder sawdust but oak or similar usually works as well.

I’ll pay for it, I know a lot of people have it as waste but it’s tough to find in bulk. Even if someone is willing convert alder to just sawdust for me you’ll have a residual monthly buyer that grows.

Thank you very much and I apologize for just coming here for business. Looks like you have a nice forum here.


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Desert_Woodworker

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#1 posted 03-08-2019 10:55 PM

I am so glad for your visit- forget all that gibber jabber- You should only use ALDER- with exception of the conifers, their dust is to be used in particle board, for caskets or coffins.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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CaptainKlutz

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#2 posted 03-08-2019 11:53 PM

Have you contacted Ocotillo Lumber?
http://ocotillolumberllc.com/

They generate mountains of sawdust. Know very little about saw dust sales.

They tend to sell mostly wholesale, with some retail sales. Major retail products are decorative building parts like; large knee braces, corbels, vigas, and latillas for external use or open air structures; but those are typically softwoods. But, the pallet operation processes hardwood?

Best Luck.

-- I'm an engineer not a woodworker, but I can randomly find useful tools and furniture inside a pile of lumber!

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LittleShaver

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#3 posted 03-09-2019 02:34 PM

Look around for a custom cabinet shop. There is one near me that has mountains of hardwood sawdust.

-- Sawdust Maker

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