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Age old question, I know, but I need to source oak planks on a regular basis for a new contract. I've never bought much oak; builders merchants have covered my needs so far but aren't the cheapest option. To make it viable I need to keep the cost down so Importers or saw mills are probably the way forward. I can't store in bulk though.
Does any one out there have any ideas. I live/work near Malton, North Yorkshire.
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try John Boddy in boroughbridge 01423 322370
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Thanks for that Dave. I'll give them a call.
I've heard there are a few saw mills in the wider Malton area who deal in hard woods but don't know what they're called. Does anyone have any info?
|Amos Starkadder||16/01/2014 07:01:37|
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I usually pick up a couple of oak planks at the Beacon Hill wood show in Leicestershire each year from Mick Waldram of Rowan Woodland Products (email@example.com). He slices them off the log at the show and it's fairly cheap when bought wet. The rest of the time I think he does a lot of oak floorboards.
|Chris Grice 1||16/01/2014 13:07:15|
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Nick Coats of British Airdried Hardwoods (01759 380606) is based at Wilberfoss near York has some very nice timber for sale.
Duffield timber at Melmerby hold a lot of timber, they are near Ripon.
|Mark Raine||16/01/2014 16:29:23|
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In Hull there are 2 companies you can use;
Arnold Laver www.laver.co.uk
Both deal in about a dozen hardwoods, i find burnetts a reasonable price. Hope this helps
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Now that is interesting Mark, I didn't know of Burnetts in Hull as I usually use Arnold Laver there. The quality of wood is good but their prices are a bit higher. I will have to give them a call to see what they can do for me. Thanks.
|Peter Leslie 1||20/01/2014 21:53:33|
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Your best bet is Scawton Sawmill in Thirsk just down the road from you. They import kd and ad euro oak from 20mm-100mm plus some other timbers, poplar, cherry, chestnut, syc
They do 1" QB3 oak for about 22quid a cube. I've had some great timber off them in the past, if needed they will pallatise for 70quid. I've no affiliation with them beyond being a satisfied customer.
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