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Old 02-12-2010, 11:45 PM   #1
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im ready to put new board and batten siding on my house - I'm not sure where I'm supposed to by the wood from though - a local saw mill? I know I want to stain it a certain color and I know how to install it just need to know where is the most common place to buy it.

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I assume you are talking about rough sawn cedar or similar?? Any good lumberyard can supply you, but not big box.

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David I don't know what local woods you have--I suggest that you check in at this saw mill forum and ask what local wood will make for a long lasting siding.

Buying from a local wood mill can save you some serious money.

And at the same time you're helping a local cutter feed his family

You just need to find out if there are local woods appropriate for your needs.

The Forestry Forum - Index ----Have fun---Mike---

here is a link to a cutter that has a good list of small mills across the nation. Google saw mills Kentucky-see what turns up.
Nelsonwoodworks.biz - Home

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Rough sawn cedar or cypress are the norm. Pine could be used also. In this area we have a "specialty" supply or two that deal in these types of lumber. As stated above, you should check with a lumber yard as opposed to HD or Lowes. It will be less expensive even if it is a special order item....
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