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Offline ear3

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Lumber options in NYC area
« on: January 05, 2015, 06:53 PM »
The question about extended and exotic lumber options in NJ has prompted me to ask the same question, but for the New York metro region.  The places I've gone to before are Dykes Lumber in Long Island City, and Rosenzweig Lumber in the Bronx, but I'm wondering if there are any better places I might have missed (and particularly ones that are cost competitive).
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Offline awil66

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Re: Lumber options in NYC area
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2015, 06:59 PM »
Condon lumber in white plains has a good selection of lumber and exotic ply. Not sure how exotic you want to get.

Offline Sal LiVecchi

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Re: Lumber options in NYC area
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2015, 07:38 PM »
Roberts Plywood in Deer Park ( Great Plywood and some Exotic Lumbers ), Urban Specialty Wood in Huntington Station, Great Assortment of Exotic's Slabs. Log sets, Slabs and by the way A Festool Dealer
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Offline ear3

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Re: Lumber options in NYC area
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2015, 08:49 PM »
Thanks for the suggestions.  Nothing too exotic -- as long as they carry stuff like Mahogany and then choice cuts from the more run of the mill woods (QSO, figured maple).  I'm not too far from Deer Park, so I'll maybe check them out first.
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Re: Lumber options in NYC area
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2015, 12:18 PM »
Up North:

Brewers in Mamaroneck, NY

Condons Lumber in White Plains, NY (have exotic lumber)

Interstate + Lakeland Lumber in Port Chester, NY and Greenwich, CT

Pelham Lumber in Pelham, NY

Offline RobNJ

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Re: Lumber options in NYC area
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2015, 12:43 PM »
The question about extended and exotic lumber options in NJ has prompted me to ask the same question, but for the New York metro region.  The places I've gone to before are Dykes Lumber in Long Island City, and Rosenzweig Lumber in the Bronx, but I'm wondering if there are any better places I might have missed (and particularly ones that are cost competitive).

Hey there Edward - I'm doing this same odyssey from the NJ side of things (I'm in Bergen County).  Basically I've been emailing everyone in the area to see if the carry 1) Baltic Birch and 2) A good supply of hardwoods.

If you're in NYC, I've had luck with Kuiken Brothers in Midland Park and Wood Boards and Beams in Fairfield.  I'll second Condon in White Plains -- though they don't have Saturday hours.  Also, US Mahogany in Aberdeen gets great marks but I haven't taken the trip down there yet.  Rugby in the Bronx is an option (moreso for ply). 

http://www.kuikenbrothers.com/
http://www.woodboardsandbeams.com/
http://www.usmahogany.com/
http://www.rugbyabp.com/



Just for reference, can you point me towards the NJ thread you were talking about? I want to make sure I haven't missed anything.
Thanks and good luck!

Offline ear3

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Re: Lumber options in NYC area
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2015, 10:20 AM »
Here's the thread: http://festoolownersgroup.com/building-materials/where-can-i-findtimber-sized-exotics-in-nj-area/

Dykes has multiple locations, in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn.  They sell 5x5 sheets of Baltic Birch for $75, but not sure how that compares to other places.

I think I may make a pilgrimage to Boards and Beams in Fairfield at some point -- their prices look really good, and they will surface the wood for you for a little extra, which might be worth it depending upon the grain/species (I only have the Dewalt portable planer, and have never tried to surface anything super hard or figured).





The question about extended and exotic lumber options in NJ has prompted me to ask the same question, but for the New York metro region.  The places I've gone to before are Dykes Lumber in Long Island City, and Rosenzweig Lumber in the Bronx, but I'm wondering if there are any better places I might have missed (and particularly ones that are cost competitive).

Hey there Edward - I'm doing this same odyssey from the NJ side of things (I'm in Bergen County).  Basically I've been emailing everyone in the area to see if the carry 1) Baltic Birch and 2) A good supply of hardwoods.

If you're in NYC, I've had luck with Kuiken Brothers in Midland Park and Wood Boards and Beams in Fairfield.  I'll second Condon in White Plains -- though they don't have Saturday hours.  Also, US Mahogany in Aberdeen gets great marks but I haven't taken the trip down there yet.  Rugby in the Bronx is an option (moreso for ply). 

http://www.kuikenbrothers.com/
http://www.woodboardsandbeams.com/
http://www.usmahogany.com/
http://www.rugbyabp.com/



Just for reference, can you point me towards the NJ thread you were talking about? I want to make sure I haven't missed anything.
Thanks and good luck!
Kapex KS 120 w/UG Cart and Extensions • CXS Set • T18+3 w/Centrotec Installer's Set • PDC 18/4 • TS 75 • TSC 55 • HKC 55 w/250, 420 and 670 FSK rails • Carvex 420 w/Accessory Kit • Domino 500 Set • Domino 700 XL • OF 2200 w/Base Accessory Kit • OF 1400 • OF 1010 • MFK 700 EQ Set • LR 32 • MFS 400 w/2000, 1000, and 700 extensions • Rotex 90 • Rotex 150 • LS 130 • ETS-EC 150/5 • ETS-EC 150/3 • ETS 150/3 • Pro 5 LTD • RTS 400 • RAS 115.04 • RS 2 • HL 850 • Vecturo OS 400 • CT 26 w/BT module • CT Sys w/Long-Life Bag • MFT/3

Offline RobNJ

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Re: Lumber options in NYC area
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2015, 10:45 PM »
Thanks for that. Going to take a trip to Dyke's this weekend.
Also, if you're out by Boards and Beams, Forest Lumber in that area seems to be pretty good too.