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MetalHead Thu 25 February 2010 14:23

My kind of place !!!

Travish Thu 25 February 2010 15:16

What a steal on the Hoffman case! Cool! I wish I knew of a place here in washington. They might have a few at Boieng surplus though. I'll have to look next time I'm down there.

jehayes Thu 04 March 2010 11:44

Surplus in Washington
Travis: There is a place in Bellingham that has lots of used/surplus building supplies. Can't remember the name but can look it up if you want it.

Travish Thu 04 March 2010 12:03


Yes please! Wonderfull to hear. That's just up the road from me. Thank you! Do let us know.


Besser Thu 04 March 2010 13:47

In my current build I have found the 2B's saves lots of money. Begging and Borrowing

Borrow Tools:
I borrowed the rail cutting saw and grinding setup, took care of them, kept them clean and saved on buying!
Borrow the welder, Horses whatever!

So many people have sheds full of jars of Fasteners they will never use. I begged a bucket full of 5/8UNF grade 8's and other stuff.
Computers, just find a kid about 16yo they will be looking to upgrade their computer sooner then later.
Steel, using purlins that were retired to a back yard heap of someone

With the 2B's the worst you get is a "No"

jehayes Thu 04 March 2010 18:05

Travis: It is the ReStore. Here is a link to their web site. Mostly building stuff but some electrical/hardware. I found a tone of cedar molding there once, did all my cabinet tops with it.

Good Luck.


P.S. I just noticed they have a Seattle store too.

sailfl Thu 04 March 2010 18:10

That looks great, they need those across the country....

Travish Sat 06 March 2010 19:21

Nils and Joe,

I went out today to check out this re-store and it was like a big home based materials thrift store. All the stuff was used stuff that was salvaged off of demo'd houses. Like doors, windows, molding and etc.... I didn't find anything that I neede today, but was good to go and check it out.

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