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Re: Material: Local Lumber and Material Sources

Clear or nearly clear cedar is expensive no matter where you buy it.

I shop the big box stores HD and Lowes mostly, and hunt for clear or nearly clear boards. Once I get enough stock then I'll build a boat. Takes time and patience but it's much less expensive that way.

Anyone is northern IL or southern WI, I've gotten good cedar and other softwoods from "The Hardwood Connection" in Sycamore, IL and at Schmelings Lumber in Rockford, IL. Used to be a couple good places in Madison, WI but they aren't owned by the same people anymore and I can't speak for them.

Bill H.

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