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Did You Know About Lumber Discounts?

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Lumber, and how to get it at a discounted price

When you’re out to buy lumber, we want you buy from us. No surprise there, right? Most importantly, that’s why we try to provide you with a whole menu of choices so you can buy wood that meets your needs. If you want to buy just a small piece of something exotic, no problem. We’ll cut a piece for you from a longer board. That’s also known as “no minimum order.” Get as little as you want.

Or if you need to yield a certain size in your project, no problem. We ask you for selection requirements when you order over the phone or through our website.

If you don’t want to even think about shipping costs, we have lumber packs in 3 different quantities that are priced with shipping included so you know right up front what your exact out-of-pocket cost is.  You can see those right here: Lumber Packs, shipping included.

Then if you want a lower price, guess what? I have an answer for that too.

Woodworkers Source Lumber Discounts:

  • Lumber – buy 100, get 25% discount. Yes, you can mix or match woods. Get 20 of this, 20 of that, 60 of that and you’ll get 25% off each one. Exception is when the lumber is on sale. See below.
  • Craft and Project packs – buy any 3, get 10% off each one.  Again, yes, you can mix and match. Get a pack of one wood , then two packs of  another, you’ll get 10% off each one. Go to packs >>>
  • Lumber that’s on sale – only difference is the discount. Buy 100, get additional 10% discount off the sale price. Woods that are on sale can always be found on the Current Specials page.

Veneer & Turning Stock Discounts:

  • Veneerbuy any 5 sheets, get 10% discount. Yes, you can mix or match as well.  Go to veneer >>>
  • Turning Stock – buy any 5 blanks, get 10% discount. Yes, you can mix or match as well. Go to turning stock >>>

 

Build Furniture You Can Be Proud Of: Try Sapele

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Here’s a hardwood you really don’t want to miss: Sapele

Take a look:

Click for details: Krenov Style CabinetThat’s the real stuff.  You can see that it shares a likeness with mahogany, but still has a personality all of its own. Sapele comes from massive trees of 150 feet tall, and over 4 feet in diameter.  To make it better, the trunks reach about 80 before branching off so boards are clear and perfect.

And are you wondering, “Yeah, but does it make good furniture?” Take a look at this one, found on lumberjocks.com.  Click it to see the close up photos.

It’s a stunning example of design and execution, don’t you think?

And yes, the sapele in the cabinet looks very purplish – the creator mentions that he used tung oil as his finish; whereas in the comparison pictures above, I used just a swipe of mineral spirits to show how a finish brings out the ribbon stripes.

When you’re done drooling over that fine project, take a look at our supply of Sapele right here.

“Crafts & Coffee” Craft Fair: Get Handmade Woodwork for Your Home, Your Family, and Your Friends

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Who doesn’t enjoy handmade arts and crafts?  Not only do they make excellent gifts, but buying them supports the artists and brings special uniqueness to your home.

On Saturday December 11, Arizona’s finest woodworkers will be displaying and selling their awesome projects and talking about their craftsmanship — from items as small as turned wood pens and bowls, to projects as large as tables and chairs.  read more