Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups Warmoth.com Reiland Pickups
Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups Warmoth.com Reilander Pickups
Asher Guitars WD Music Products Amplified Parts Mod Kits DIY Nordstarnd Pickups Warmoth.com Reilander Pickups
Join TDPRI Today

Body Blanks

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Dep, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. Dep

    Dep Tele-Holic

    957
    Dec 22, 2006
    St Johns, Florida
    I'm going to be heading to the Maryland and Pennsylvania area on vacation the 2nd week of July. Mainly will be around Columbia MD and southern PA, but we may head over to West Virginia for a couple of days.

    I was wondering of any folks who live up that way know of any good lumber yards to go to get some body blank material. Any places that ya'll use?

    John
     
  2. otterhound

    otterhound Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 14, 2008
    Manheim Pa.
    I just pick from my own stash since I harvest my own wood.
    I am in Lancaster county . PM me if you feel like dropping by . You just might find something here in a non traditional wood/s way . :cool:
    If you are looking for ash or alder , I can't help you .
    Of course , there is Hearne Hardwoods in Oxford if you want to visit a lumber yard that sounds like what you are looking for .
    I have never been there even though they are about 25 miles from me .
     
  3. guitarbuilder

    guitarbuilder Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 30, 2003
    Ontario County
    I've bought lumber online from the Hardwood Emporium. They are in PA.
    Hardwood Emporium
    1084 Mars Evans City Rd
    Mars, PA 16046
    United States
    Ph: 724 625-2224
    e-mail: sales@marslumber.com
     
  4. Forum Sponsor Sponsored posting

  5. volowv

    volowv Tele-Meister

    356
    Sep 29, 2010
    maine
    the quality and price might fall outside the range of "blanks", but the next time i go through PA i'm going to have to stop at talarico hardwood in Mohnton, 19540. it's about 2 hours north columbia, MD, so i'm not sure if it's in the area you are traveling through... but just go look at the website, the woodporn pages in particular. the site states they have supplied wood for limited edition martins, so they must have experience dealing with luthiers.
     
  6. Dep

    Dep Tele-Holic

    957
    Dec 22, 2006
    St Johns, Florida
    Thanks for the info folks.

    Otterhound, thanks for the invite. If we get up that way, I'll check back with you.

    Thanks again.

    John
     
  7. walsty

    walsty TDPRI Member

    39
    May 25, 2012
    Atlanta area
    Sounds like a good place. I grew up near Mars, PA but its 5-6 hours from Columbia, MD...
     
  8. guitarbuilder

    guitarbuilder Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 30, 2003
    Ontario County
    They changed hands this past year. They have quite an inventory of different things.
     
  9. MrCairo46

    MrCairo46 Tele-Afflicted

    DeP ,
    Why you heading to Columbia?? Is it your old stomping grounds? I grew up there.
    You could always try to Dumpster dive at the PRS Plant on Kent Island........
     
  10. Dep

    Dep Tele-Holic

    957
    Dec 22, 2006
    St Johns, Florida
    No MrC, my sister-in-law lives there. We are going up on vacation. I was born and raised in St Augustine, Fl.

    I'll have to check into the dumpster diving...lol.

    John
     
IMPORTANT: Treat everyone here with respect, no matter how difficult!
No sex, drug, political, religion or hate discussion permitted here.


Share This Page