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[Source] Boxwood for jewelry construction

Where can one purchase boxwood? When I google I get either the
plants or finished pieces. thx!

Where can one purchase boxwood? When I google I get either the
plants or finished pieces. thx! 

Googling “boxwood lumber” maybe does the trick. Check heRe:
http://www.woodfinder.com/search.php

The stuff is hard to find. Look at someplace like Constantine’s that
specializes in exotic woods for things like inlay.

Where can one purchase boxwood? 

Gilmer Wood, Portland, Oregon, carries boxwood. See:

http://www.gilmerwood.com/Gilmerwood%20Stock.htm

They show photographs of the actual pieces in stock, so you can pick
the pieces you like - if they are not already marked ‘sold’.

Best wishes,
Neil A.

Try a search for “boxwood lumber” without the quotes. This will
bring up sites that offer boxwood for use in woodworking.

Mike DeBurgh, GJG
Alliance, OH

Hi All, I often find boxwood at my local Rocklear’s woodworker
supply. Also at several other woodworker stores. Most have an online
presence.

Happy Hunting! Mike

Boxwood is great stuff; there’s no other wood I’ve found that holds
detail like it does. It really does act a lot like ivory, although
the color’s different, of course. I had a hard time finding any for
my own carving projects, so I ended up importing some from Turkey.
This turned out to be a monumental hassle, but it did ultimately
arrive, and it’s high-quality stuff. If you want small quantities of
it, I’ll sell it for $20/lb, one pound minimum, plus shipping. It’s
in small logs from about 2" to 5" diameter.

Andrew Werby
www.computersculpture.com