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Anyone know where to find cypress 2 X 4's near Raleigh NC

Mike8itMike8it Posts: 468
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum
I'm having a very difficult time finding select grade cypress for my table project. Any help with locating the wood will be greatly appreciated.

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  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    Have you tried Capital City Lumber? 
    The Naked Whiz
  • Mike8itMike8it Posts: 468
    edited March 2012
    Just called and no cypress 2 X 4's
  • WolfpackWolfpack Posts: 2,099
    Maybe Hardwood unlimited in Burlington?
    Greensboro, NC
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 21,755
    I get all my cypress from friends keeping an eye out for me, contractors and craigslist. The recycled stuff from old barns is much more rot resistant than new growth.

    Here's a craiglist search for Raleigh

    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/search/maa?query=cypress&srchType=A&minAsk=&maxAsk=
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  • Mike8itMike8it Posts: 468
    I did try a couple of sources from Craigslist and local ads but everything was not finished. I didn't want to plane it and sand it. I think the lowes lumber will work since I stained it and it's covered by a sunbrella cover. I did screw the 1 x 4's in so replacement will be fairly easy.
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