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Where to buy chunks of cherry wood.

I am trying to get my hands on some cherry wood here in the Arkansas area. Can anyone tell me the best place to find cherry wood (not chips) online or in the state? What would a decent price be? My research online has not provided much so i am looking for those companies that may not be as visible and carry a great product for a great price. Thanks everyone. 

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,597
    edited July 2013
    Do you have Academy Sporting Goods near? Just looked and 6 in Arkansas.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    http://www.hawgeyesbbq.com/ ; $1.29/pound.  Also there are numerous vendors on Amazon.
    The Naked Whiz
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 10,173
    Pretty sure Home Depot carries it.


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  • AcnAcn Posts: 1,796
    I agree that Home Depot probably has them, and if not Amazon certainly does.  However, if you are interested a smaller, independent vendor, I've been very happy with the couple of products I've used from http://www.mainegrillingwoods.com/; in addition to the standard wood types that you'll be likely to find at any big box store, they also have some that I haven't seen too often, like Alder, Sugar Maple, Olive or Beechnut.

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,677
    Smokinlicious.com. is where I get mine.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

  • You can get them online or in store at Cabela's.

    Damascus, VA.  Friendliest town on the Appalachian Trail.

    LBGE Aug 2012, SBGE Feb 2014

  • KennyLeeKennyLee Posts: 733
    The Ace Hardware near me carries cherry wood chunks along with an overall great selection  of wood.  I know Ace varies by area, but you might give them a try.

    LBGE

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  • billyraybillyray Posts: 1,140

    Another good source. I have used them and like their product.

    http://www.fruitawoodchunks.com/fruita-wood-chunks---cherry.html

    Felton, Ca. 2-LBGE, 1-Small and waiting on a mini
  • Thanks for the feedback guys. I was looking at some other areas other than big box and amazon to see if anyone had better products etc. I will check on the sites you guys have provided. Again, thank you. 
  • nick_banichnick_banich Posts: 110
    For those in the Midwest - Menards has a good selection of chips and chunks
    -Large BGE since 6-13
    -Indianapolis, IN

  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,169
    I just cut down about 15 mature cherry trees. Shipping would be killer from here though.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • I can get hickory on our farm like there is no tomorrow. But its slim pickins for anything else. Little Steven, why are you making me jealous? :)
  • billyray said:

    Another good source. I have used them and like their product.

    http://www.fruitawoodchunks.com/fruita-wood-chunks---cherry.html


    What he said.  Highly recommend.

    L-BGE | Lusby, MD

  • sc0ttysc0tty Posts: 3
    billyray said:

    Another good source. I have used them and like their product.

    http://www.fruitawoodchunks.com/fruita-wood-chunks---cherry.html


    What he said.  Highly recommend.

    I've been happy with Frutia as well.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,169
    I can get hickory on our farm like there is no tomorrow. But its slim pickins for anything else. Little Steven, why are you making me jealous? :)
    Be happy to send you some. It hasn't seasoned yet but you're welcome to some

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Another very good source.

    http://www.joesbbqwood.com/
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