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Thread: Suppliers of high quality 1/8" hardwood?

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    Suppliers of high quality 1/8" hardwood?

    I'm trying to find some inexpensive sources of ready to use 1/8" solid hardwood to cut some samples for customers. 2"x2"x1/8" would be ideal. I can live with bigger pieces up to 12"x12"x1/8"

    Can someone make a recommendation? Thanks.

  2. Do you have a Wood Craft in your area?

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    I have Michaels and Joanns which sell scrap balsa or 1/8" birch ply.

    Lowes and Home Depot sell 1/4" red oak and 1/4" poplar but it's not flat.

    No "wood craft"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Henry Liu View Post
    No "wood craft"
    Woodcraft and Rockler both do Internet sales and have a wide variety of species in 1/8"...not cheap though.

    George Perzel ( has maple, walnut, cherry, and jatoba.
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    Try the Wood & Shop. I've gotten some beautiful 1/8" thick ebony from them. They seem to carry a lot of different hardwoods in thicknesses from 1/16" up.

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    I haven't ordered from these folks yet, but their prices look to be very good compared to others I've found (they have many different types of wood):

    Hope you find just what you need.

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    Austin, TX
    I have ordered a fair amount of stuff from these guys and they are very good . I would also check my local area, in Austin there is a place called Fine Lumber that usually carries a pretty decent baltic birch. The couple times they didn't I went to Sloans.
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    Suquamish, WA


    Hi Henry

    For a large selection of high quality hardwoods both 1/8 and 1/4 and more try

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    I've used both Colorado Heirloom and the Wood&Shop with good results.
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