The following lists contain places personally recommended by a club member. For updates and additions please contact Frank Ramsay firstname.lastname@example.org
Hida Tool & Hardware, Berkeley. 510-524-3700 hidatool.com Japanese hand tools, kitchen knives, and Bonsai gardening tools. (Jim Voos)
Woodline/Japan Woodworker, Alameda. 800-537-7820 japanwoodworker.com Japanese Hand Tools. Good finishing and sharpening supplies. Online only. (Jim Voos)
Soko Hardware, San Francisco 415-931-5510. A variety of Japanese tools and planes, some of which are not available from other suppliers. (Terry O'Donnell)
Luthier's Mercantile International. Healdsburg. 800-477-4437 lmii.com. Tools and woods for instrument makers. (Terry O'Donnell)
Robert Larson Company. San Francisco. 800-356-2195. rlarson.com (Terry O'Donnell, Arnie Champagne)
Woodcraft Supply. Dublin. (925) 875-9988. (Mike Cooper)
Woodcraft Supply. San Carlos 650-631-WOOD. (Eric McCrystal)
Rockler. Pleasant Hill 925.521.1800 Pleasant Hill. (Steve McCarthy)
C.B. Tool & Supply, 90 Karina Court, San Jose, (408)436-0707 or 1-800-662-9858. cbtoolgroup.com Conventional but large woodworking tool supply company. (George Bosworth)
Tooland. San Carlos. tooland.com Focuses a little more on tools for contractors than on fine woodworking, but offers much wider variety than the Home Depot style of store. (Jamie Buxton)
Steve Smith. www.woodrestoration.com Steve produces glues for repairing damaged wood.
Hock Tools. Ron Hock makes high-quality blades for hand planes. hocktools.com
MacBeath Largest hardwood retailer I know of in the Bay area. Branches in Berkeley, San Jose, and SF. Berkeley branch also stocks Baltic Birch and Finn-ply plywoods. macbeath.com (Jamie Buxton)
Moore & Newton Quality Hardwoods. Large selection of 4/4 - 16/4 lumber plus hardwood panels. New address: 2115 Williams St, San Leandro, 94577. http://www.moorenewton.com/ (John Blackmore)
PALS EarthSource - Plywood And Lumber Sales Tired of plywood from big-box stores that's curled up like a potato chip? Buy from a store that sells to cabinet shops. Now back in Oakland, and have a good selection of flat hardwood sheetgoods. They also sell hardwood lumber. 2401 Poplar St, Oakland, CA 94607 Tel: 510-547-7257 palearthsourcewood.com (Frank Ramsay)
Baker Milling Mills, air-dries, and sells local hardwoods in rough-sawn slab form. Gilroy. bakerhardwoods.com (Jamie Buxton)
Southern Lumber 1402 Monterey Hwy., San Jose, 408-294-1487 southernlumber.com Large selection of domestic and imported hardwoods, mostly S4S and expensive. (George Bosworth)
Aura Hardwood Lumber 620 Quinn Ave., San Jose, CA 95112, 408-275-1990, - Most hardwoods. Stock fluctuates widely. aurahardwoods.com/
Far West Forest Products 2620 El Camino Real, (Hwy 101), Prunedale, CA 93907, 831-663-0220, also Sheridan, CA 530-633-4316- Many interesting slabs. From their site: "We offer: Lumber, custom cutting services, portable band saws, blades, sharpening services, sawmill service, tech support, and logging services." and "...over 90% of the lumber we provide comes from within a 500 mile radius of our Sheridan CA location. " www.farwestforest.com (Frank Ramsay)
Global Wood Source Northern Hardwoods bit the dust, but some of the folks from there have opened this store. 376 Reed St Santa Clara, Ca 95050 globalwoodsource.com. (Neal White)
Groff & Groff Lumberyard in Pennsylvania with high quality cherry. Even with freight charges, they are price competitive with Bay Area dealers. groffslumber.com(Jerry Robinson)
Whitethorne Construction mills and dries native hardwood in Humboldt County. www.whitethornconstruction.com
Van Arsdale Harris Lumber specializes in West Coast softwoods, in cabinet-quality wood, not the construction stuff from the big box stores. They're in San Francisco, not far from Candlestick. vanarsdaleharris.com (Jamie Buxton)
California Urban Lumber mills and sells lumber from trees cut by local municipalities or tree service companies in Northern California. They also do custom Milling. CalUrbanLumber.com (Per Madsen)
Whole House Building Supply San Mateo: Offers quality building materials donated or salvaged from area homes and businesses. They conduct material salvage sales at houses slated for demolition or remodeling. Whole House Building Supply works with East Palo Alto non-profits allowing for all donations to be tax-deductible. driftwoodsalvage.com (Ray Burger)
Keith Stephens www.woodworkerssource.net Keith imports and sells hardwood, and is particularly interested in sustainable forestry.
Goby Walnut and Western Hardwoods, Porlan, Oregon www.gobywalnut.com Figured Maple, Walnut slabs and more.
The Woodbank Sell exotic woods from around the world as well as domestic hardwoods for woodworkers and luthiers. Have in stock Katalox, Granidillo, Chechen, Genuine Mahogany (figured & flat sawn) all FSC. Also have woods like Birdseye Maple, Curly Maple, Quilted Maple, Reclaimed old growth Redwood, Douglas Fir, and more. 772 Gilman St., Berkeley, CA. 94710, (510)982-0698
For more information thewoodbank.com
Saroyan Hardwoods of Livermore Sell a large range of hardwoods, softwoods in stock. Also do custom milling
6500 National Drive, Livermore, CA 94550 (925) 960-1970
For more information saroyanlumber.com
Sartor Saw Works. 220 Bayshore Blvd, SF 94133 415.282.6093. (Jamie Buxton)
The Carbide Shop is no longer in business in Redwood City. However, they have a pickup arrangement at Woodcraft San Carlos. Every Tuesday they pick up your dull tools from Woodcraft, and return them sharpened on the next Tuesday. (Jamie Buxton)
Standard Saw. 181 10th St. Oakland, CA 510-832-0856 (Mike Cooper)
Bay Area Carbide. 1843 East Street, Concord, CA 94520 . bayareacarbide.com (Mike Cooper)
Don Naples. Our own Don Naples invented and sells a sharpening machine woodartistry.com
D Walton Saw & Knife: San Rafael. Sharpening services: bitsnblades.com
Builders Booksource. A bookstore for architects and builders. It has the largest woodworking section I've encountered in the Bay area. Berkeley. buildersbooksource.com (Jamie Buxton)
William Stout Architectural Books. A terrific small shop packed with interesting books. They specialize in architecture, design, and graphics. Don't miss the basement, where much of the wood stuff is. San Francisco. stoutbooks.com (Jamie Buxton)
The QuarterSawn on-line Newsletter
The QuarterSawn is a new way to reach those who enjoy Arts and Crafts Furniture. Appealing to furnituremakers, and particularly those of us who enjoy building Arts and Crafts furniture, each issue of The QuarterSawn will features interesting and relevant information on the Arts and Crafts movement, Arts and Crafts furniture, furniture design, and detailed techniques and tips for building Arts and Crafts furniture. To read go to: stuswoodworks.com and click on the Newsletter link(John Blackmore)
Blair Glenn's primary business is Saratoga Tree Service, in Campbell. 408 866-7200 saratogatreeservice.com He also has a band mill and turns some trunks into lumber. If you're taking down a big tree and want to build furniture from it, he's a good place to start. His lumber stock depends on what trees he's encountered recently. I've seen ash, walnut, pear, redwood, valley oak, and live oak. (Jamie Buxton)
Woodshop at Palo Alto High School, 650-329-3752 paadultschool.org Beginner classes and woodshop availability on semester basis. (George Bosworth)
BAWA Member Marcus Miller teaches a woodworking course at Palo Alto Adult School email@example.com
Woodshop courses at Sequoia High School in Redwood City. 650.306.8866 adultschool.seq.org (Mike Roth)
Woodworking Technology courses at Laney College, particularly those of Jay Van Arsdale. laney.peralta.cc.ca.us (Bill Mannix)
Woodworking courses at The College of the Redwoods. redwoods.cc.ca.us This program, founded by James Krenov, has produced many of the country's finest crafts people. It also has shorter courses for people who are not full-time woodworkers. (Bud Ruby and Arnie Champagne)
Wood courses at the Crucible. thecrucible.org. The Crucible is mostly known for metal work, but has some wood courses too.
Courses by David Marks. djmarks.com You may remember David from a talk he gave at BAWA in 2003. He also has a TV show. He now teaches courses in his studio
The Sawdust Shop. Our own Craig Colvin The Sawdust Shop, which provides woodshop time on a membership basis. thesawdustshop.com
Randall Museum. randallmuseum.org Courses for children and for adults. Our own Mike Bray teaches there. (Mike Bray)
Woodcraft and Rockler. These retail stores, listed above in the Tools section, often offer short woodworking courses and demonstrations. For current offerings, go to their national web sites and drill down to the local stores.
John McCormack. Furniture Designer, Maker & Teacher
John also offers private instruction in his shop or in the student's shop
Spaulding Wooden Boat Center, Sausalito spauldingcenter.org Teaches yacht restoration, tradional boat building and other educational programs
David Marks. David has a show on TV, and makes fine furniture. djmarks.com
Ejler Hjorth-Westh. www.mendocinowoodworking.com Ejler makes beautiful furniture, and teaches in the College of the Redwoods woodworking program
Arques School of Traditional Boat Building. Building and teaching about building wooden boats. arqueschl.org
Dan Stalzer. Dan makes Appalachian-style chairs in Ft Bragg, and teaches how to make them. firstname.lastname@example.org
Greg Zall. Greg does remarkable marquetry and furniture, and teaches at the California College of Arts and Crafts ccac-art.edu
Northwest Woodworking Studio with Gary Rogowski: Classes in many types of woodworking. More information:
Laney College in Oakland has a Wood Technology department has a series of woodworking courses inluding cabinet and furniture making :
The Sawdust Shop offers a very well-equipped wood shop for use by its patrons.
Located at 320 Martin Ave, #B, Santa Clara, CA 95050. Open 11am-5pm Mon-Sat.
They also run courses. www.thesawdustshop.com. (Craig Colvin)
Hunt Projects are renting workshop/studio space in the Bayview area of San Francisco.
A 4000 sq ft warehouse located in Bayview on the edge of the Dog Patch.
Metalshop and Woodshop facilites. Shared space with personal lockers.
For more information see: google.docs
Or contact owner, Charlie Leese, at: email@example.com 415-518-7135
Gallery M. A gallery specializing in studio furniture and fine woodwork. gallerym.net Half Moon Bay.
Jamie Buxton, BAWA member. www.jamiebuxton.com Jamie and designs and builds custom furniture.
Brian Condran. Brian makes beautiful furniture. crfinefurniture.com/condran.html
Michael Cullen. www.michaelcullendesign.com Michael make gorgeous furniture.
Roger Heitzman. www.heitzmanstudios.com Roger designs and builds custom furniture.
Ejler Hjorth-Westh. www.mendocinowoodworking.com Ejler makes beautiful furniture, and teaches in the College of the Redwoods woodworking program
Robert Meier. Robert and his brother Christian build furniture in Aptos. mbfurnituredesign.com
Bruce Powell, BAWA member. www.brucepowellwoodworking.com Bruce designs and builds custom furniture.
Jared Rusten. Jared builds furniture in San Jose. jrusten.com
Debey Zito. Debey designs new furniture in the Arts & Crafts style. artisticlicense.org/members/zito/
Thickness planning and molding services.
We have a good report of them.
They are a top quality molding shop -- large volumes or short runs to order
"Boards have to be at least 5 feet long for their double sided planer to take them."
Address: 900 Palou Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124
Monday to Friday 7.00 am - 3.30 pm
The BAWA classified ads are intended to advertise items of woodworking interest to our members that are for sale in the greater Bay Area. Members are entitled to advertise any items at no cost. Categories include For Sale, Wanted, Free Stuff or Workshop sharing. Non-members, who are private parties, may advertise items for $10 per month. The newsletter editor will have the discretion to decide the suitability of any submissions.
To place an ad contact:
212 Santa Rita Ave
Palo Alto 94301
Price for table, lift and fence is $350.00.
The Jessem lift will accept a number of routers. No router is included.
Contact Fred Reicher (650)991-1766 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Fineline Corpentry has one 55 lb. bag of Hotmelt Pellets DOKS205 High Viscosity selling for $150
Hotmelt Pellets DOKS205 High Viscosity High viscosity, EVA - rubber-based, specially formulated for use in automatic edgebanding equipment. This premium grade hotmelt has been modified with a rubber additive to provide an exceptionally strong and durable multi-purpose adhesive. Recommended for all straightline edgebanding applications. Its high viscosity, excellent bonding characteristics, and high heat resistancemake this the ideal all-purpose edgebanding adhesive. The spread and flow characteristics permit both moderate and high speed applications to be run without stringing.
Application Roller: 220-225°C, Melting Container: 200-220°C Feed Speed: 40'/min
Recommended for veneer, polyester, PVC, melamine, solid wood, ABS, thick PVC and laminate.
Fineline also has two bags of Raubond Universal Hot Melt, Color: Natural for $55 each.
RAUBOND™ Universal Hot Melt: An economical, medium-viscosity hot melt suitable for a wide variety of edging including PVC, ABS, PP, veneer and melamine.
RAUBOND™ Universal is a great all-purpose edgebanding adhesive and is optimal for medium to high-speed, straight-line edgebanding. Type: Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Softening Point: 230°F (110°C) Application Temp: 374°-410°F (190°-210°C) Roller Feed Speed: 50+ ft/min (15+m/min)
Contact: Fineline Carpentry, Inc. Attn: Kerry Duffy Phone: (650) 592-2442
Rockwell Delta shaper, S/N 114-1391, 2 hp, 2 speed motor with cutting tools, 3 spindles including one for router bit
Hawk Scroll Saw, 22", excellent condition, $250 or best offer
5 foot diameter oak table top, 2" thick, laminated, excellent condition
3 ea. router tables must see
Black and Decker 10" band saw, $75
Make an offer, All prices are negotiable.
Contact Arnie Champagne, 415-282-1704 or email@example.com
Per Dennis Drake of Habitat for Humanity, the considerable inventory left over from the warehouse sale earlier in November is being moved to several ReStore stores. The goal is to have the remaining inventory available by December 1 at the following
9235 San Leandro St.
Oakland, CA 94603
ReStore San Jose
1008 S. 2nd St.
San Jose, CA 95112
Please see the this Flickr link to get an idea of the scope of the opportunity.
(Note: the above Flikr link is still available as of Nov 24)
Dennis Drake, ReStore Development Coordinator
Direct: 510.803.3353 | DDrake@HabitatEBSV.org
Web: HabitatEBSV.org | Facebook: /HabitatEBSV | Twitter: @HabitatEBSV | eNews
Here is a unique opportunity to own a French made 240v combination woodworking machine that belongs to an ex-BAWA member.
It is a table saw, router table, shaping machine and planer all-in-one. The machine is about 30-40 years old - has a good cast iron table. Has a problem with one of the motors or its controller but offers an interesting challenge to the machine-oriented engineer.
All offers will be considered.
Contact Niels at: firstname.lastname@example.org
From Jim Newport:
I am a member of the Bay Area Woodturners Association in the East Bay and have some quartersawn white oak and some power tools that I don't expect to use any more. I'd like to make them available to your members.
White Oak: $100 SOLD
I also have a wood rack - visible in the picture - with three shelves for lumber on one side and the ability to hold sheet goods on the other. Approximately 6 ft long. FREE to the first taker.
Delta hybrid table saw with Beisemeyer fence and Freud combination blade. $500. SOLD
Rikon 6 inch jointer. SOLD
Delta planer: SOLD
NOTE: tools and lumber are in San Leandro and cannot be delivered.
Contact: Jim Newport, email@example.com
Belmont Cabinet Shop has over 100 Sheets of ¾" x 49" x 97" Laminate Panels
These Panels have a Particle Board or MDF Core with High Pressure Laminate on Two Sides
Most Panels have White on one side and there are a variety with Solid Colors and Wood Grains on the other side
These Panels are great for shelving or build your own cabinet boxes from them.
$10.00 per Sheet or 5 for $40.00. You can not buy anything from Home Depot this cheap!!
Call Mac at (650) 592-2442
Belmont Cabinet Shop has several hundred feet of Molding for sale.
These materials are left over from a variety of projects, including Base Boards, Crown Molding, Chair Rail and Wall Cap. They are Made of Oak, Poplar and Cherry.
This material is great for hobbyist's and woodworkers to use on projects such as picture frames, plant stands, trim out a room. There is not a lot of the same moldings.
Will Sell Cheap! ** Give great price to someone that takes all!!!
Call Mac at (650) 592-2442
7/2013: Used Delta TP400LS 12" by 6" Planer for Sale PRICE REDUCED
Purchased new about 6 years ago, and is in very good condition. Asking
$375.00 now $325.00. Includes rolling base. Local delivery is available.
Contact: Bob Young, firstname.lastname@example.org 650-200-5347
9/2013: Large quantity of cherry veneer. REDUCED PRICE $.80 sq. ft.
Available are 51 sheets total of solid cherry veneer, measured at .025' thick = 1/40 inch. Most sheets are 163" long and vary from 13" to 17" wide, with average 15" width. 33 sheets are of highest quality - few inclusions and numbered in sequence. 18 sheets appear to be of "backing" quality and are not all in sequence. Some are shorter than 163". Selling in minimum bundles of 4 sheets.
More detailed photos can be viewed at: www.brucepowellwoodworking/shop/cherry-veneer
Contact: Bruce Powell, (415) 305-8962 email@example.com
2/15/13 For Sale: Rockwell Delta Tilting arbor bench saw ($410)
Included are the bench saw, stand, mobile base fence, miter gauge, and 40 tooth carbide blade. The motor can be wired
for 110 volts or 220 volts.
For information phone: Fred Voltmer 925-838-8818