Rob from Woodworkers journal asked readers if good quality wood is still available. He got a mixed response from readers. Steve Cheatham, who is retired from habitat from humanity said that they sometimes got nice donations from users but that these were becoming rare. Richard Nichols says that he knows someone personally with a small sawmill who usually has a good quality selection for cheap. Dennis P. Sheehan from the the Midwest claims that he doesn’t have any problem finding quality lumber.
- Some people think that finding high-quality wood is becoming more and more difficult.
- Various people had a range of opinions on whether the highest quality lumber is still out there.
- One person finds it at nearby stores, while others have to get it delivered specially.
“These stores can be a good source of hardwoods, although it is catch as catch can.”