The following lists contain places personally recommended by a club member. For updates and additions please contact Frank Ramsay frankramsay8@aol.com

Tools

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

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Lumber

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

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Sharpening

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

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Books

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)

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Tree Surgeon / Sawyer

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)

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Schools / Courses / Tutors

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 wmmiller2@yahoo.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
johnpmccormack.com

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. woodwman@mcn.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:
northwestwoodworking.com

Laney College in Oakland has a Wood Technology department has a series of woodworking courses inluding cabinet and furniture making :
laney.edu/wp/woodtechnology/

Shop Space

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: huntprojects.sf@gmail.com 415-518-7135

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Galleries/ Museums/ Woodworkers/ Inspiration

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/

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Woodwork related services

Lowpensky Moulding

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

Phone:(415) 822-7422

Monday to Friday 7.00 am - 3.30 pm

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Classifieds

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:


Steve Rosenblum
650-322-9560
212 Santa Rita Ave
Palo Alto 94301
steve@rosenblums.us



November 2014: Current Ads

for sale11/2014: FOR SALE: Scroll saw and oscillating spindle sander

for sale10/2014: Complete shop with numerous power tools for sale

for sale10/2014: FOR SALE: 24" scroll saw and a drill press

for sale4/2014: Hot melt adhesives suitable for edgebanding for sale

for sale1/2014: Delta shaper, Hawk scroll saw, oak table top, other tools for sale

for saleUpdate on Habitat for Humanity selloff of inventory of San Jose Stair co.

for sale10/2013: For Sale - Lurem 260 N Combination woodworking machine

for sale10/2013 Update: FREE wood rack

for sale9/2013: For Sale - Laminate Panels

for sale9/2013: For Sale - Molding

for sale7/2013: Used Delta TP400LS 12 " by 6" Planer for Sale PRICE REDUCED

for sale9/2013: Large quantity of cherry veneer. REDUCED PRICE $.80 sq. ft.

for sale2/15/13 For Sale: Rockwell Delta Tilting arbor bench saw ($410)

11/2014: FOR SALE: Scroll saw and oscillating spindle sander

* Delta Model 40-530 16" Scroll Saw, with manual, tool and blades. Runs great. $85.00

* Grizzly Model G0538 Oscillating Spindle Sander, with manual, 5 sanding drums, table inserts, and various grit drums. Great condition, light use. $85.00

Contact John Wilson at 650/365-6336 or jwilson80@att.net for further information.

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10/2014: Complete shop with numerous power tools for sale

To all,
I am retiring and want to sell all of my equipment. Below are pictures and descriptions detailing all of the major machines available. Karl D. Felperin

Contact Karl Felperin at 510-795-6433 or Karl@felperin.com for further information.

Powermatic 209 20 PlanerAsking Price: $1,500

5HP 3 ph. 8 years old, has had light duty. Extra set of four knives included with original setup tools. Operational

Planer front view

Planer front view

Planer back view

Planer back view

Planer left view

Planer left view

Planer right view

Planer right view

Powermatic 60B 8 inch jointerAsking Price: $1,000

5HP 3 ph. 8 years old, has had light duty. Extra set of three knives included with original setup tools. Operational

Jointer front view

Jointer front view

Jointer back view

Jointer back view

Powermatic 66 10 inch Table SawAsking Price: $1,500

5HP 3ph. 8 years old. Two carbide tipped blades included with original tools, 8 inch dado. Operational

Tablesaw

Powermatic Tablesaw

Grizzly G7946 Floor Model Radial Drill PressAsking Price: $100

34inch maximum swing. 4 years old. 1/2 hp 5/8" chuck. 110V.

Drill Press

Radial Drillpress

Delta 43 359 1-1/4 inch ShaperAsking Price: $1,200

5HP 3ph. 8 years old. Used only a few times. Both 3/4 and 1-1/4 spindles included with original tools and various bits. Operational.

Shaper

Delta Shaper

Delta 28-682 18 inch BandsawAsking Price: $1,000

220V 2HP 1ph. 8 years old. Original and magnetic fence included. Operational.

Bandsaw left view

Bandsaw left view

bandsaw right view

Bandsaw right view

bandsaw table

Bandsaw table

Grizzly G8030 Overarm RouterAsking Price: $1,000

220V 3HP 1ph Pin Router with fence. Stand Included. Operational.

Pin router

Overarm router

Grizzly G5394 Stroke SanderAsking Price: $750

8 years old. 3HP 220v 1ph. Several new belts included. Operational.

Stroke sander

Stroke sander

Makita LS1214 Sliding Compound SawSOLD

SOLD

Porter Cable Model C7510 Air CompressorAsking Price: $100

220 V 3HP single phase. 8 years old.Operational.

air compressor

Air compressor

JDS_Multi RouterAsking Price: $1,500

7 years old. Porter Cable Router and stand included. Complete set of templates included.

Multirouter left view

Multirouter left view

multirouter right view

Multirouter right view

JDS_750-ER B1Air Filtration SystemAsking Price: $150

8 years old. 110V Particle remover

air filter side view

Air filter side view

multirouter rear view

Multirouter rear view

Oneida Air Systems Super Gorilla Cyclone Dust CollectorAsking Price: $1,200

8 years old 3hp 3ph. Includes bag attachement and extra bags and remote.

Dust collector

Dust collector

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10/2014: FOR SALE: 24" scroll saw and a drill press

Walker Turner 24" Scroll Saw: $150

Dunlop Drill Press: SOLD

Location Palo Alto

Contact Frank Ramsay at 408 823 2382 or frankramsay8@aol.com for further information.

Walker Turner scroll saw

Walker Turner scroll saw

Dunlop drill press

Dunlop drill press-SOLD

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4/2014: Hot melt adhesives suitable for edgebanding for sale

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.

Processing temperature:
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

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1/2014: Delta shaper, Hawk scroll saw, oak table top, other tools for sale

Rockwell Delta shaper, S/N 114-1391, 2 hp, 2 speed motor with cutting tools, 3 spindles including one for router bit collet, $450

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 arnoldchampagne@yahoo.com

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November 2013:Update on Habitat for Humanity selloff of inventory of San Jose Stair co.

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 locations:

ReStore Oakland
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.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/93564742@N03/sets/72157636693684163/

(Note: the above Flikr link is still available as of Nov 24)

Many thanks!
Dennis

Dennis Drake, ReStore Development Coordinator
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Direct: 510.803.3353 | DDrake@HabitatEBSV.org
Web: HabitatEBSV.org | Facebook: /HabitatEBSV | Twitter: @HabitatEBSV | eNews

Habitat logo

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10/2013: For Sale - Lurem 260 N Combination woodworking machine

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: nbnielsen@hotmail.com

Lurem full

Lurem multi-purpose woodworking machine

Lurem bed

Lurem jointer/planer bed, view 1

Lurem bed

Lurem jointer/planer bed, view 2

Lurem nameplate

Lurem machine nameplate

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10/2013 Update: Free wood rack

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.

wood and rack

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, janjgn@yahoo.com

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9/2013: For Sale - Laminate Panels

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

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9/2013: For Sale - Molding

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

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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, robert.young11@att.net 650-200-5347

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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 bruce_powell@earthlink.net

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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

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