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Resources for buying hardwoods

I'm getting into making wood rings. This is all new to me so please forgive me if I'm not asking the right questions & what not. I'm looking for places online that I can buy different types of hardwood. Preferably small pieces that are easy to work with. Thanks for any advice.
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Woodcraft and Rockler have small pieces of exotics but if you're looking for economies of scale and want better pricing you might consider buying larger stock and cutting it down yourself. There are hundreds of sources online for hardwoods and may be some locally to you but I don't see your location listed.

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I'm getting into making wood rings. This is all new to me so please forgive me if I'm not asking the right questions & what not. I'm looking for places online that I can buy different types of hardwood. Preferably small pieces that are easy to work with. Thanks for any advice.
After you get 25 posts you might put the word out in the classified section to buy scraps from some of the other members.
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You'll pay quite the premium for small parts online. For example, I can find something like cocobolo in milled 1.5x1.5x6 blocks for $20, or I can find a place locally and pay the same per board foot.

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You may find what you want from them. Look at their turning blocks. You may be able to recut them to your size and get several pieces our of one block.

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Keep posting and asking around to find it. There is some people selling
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