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Paddle grade Sassafras

Discussion in 'Paddles and Paddle Making' started by owlsroost, Feb 7, 2018.

  1. owlsroost

    owlsroost Fishing Guide

    Looking for some paddle grade Sassafras. It's not something we see a lot of in NH. Something in the 8-9" width in 5/4. Of course straight and clear grain would be nice.
  2. 1905Gerrish

    1905Gerrish LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Try a search in Ohio. I believe about 15 years ago I got some from a lumber yard out that way. I know of Sassafras tree farms out that way. Shaw and Tenny has some in stock. Not sure if they will sell to you though.
  3. OP

    owlsroost Fishing Guide

    Actually, I called Shaw and Tenny and they too are looking for some.
  4. Andre Cloutier

    Andre Cloutier Firestarter. Wicked Firestarter.

    Don't think he's active on the forums but Ed Moses has sold to some of the members in the past, I've still got some he brought to assembly one year. He would likely be able to locate some, you should be able to find him in the directory.

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