Where to Buy Things

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This is a list of vendors for different materials and tools.

Blick Art Supplies is on Westshore, just around the corner from THS. Has some hobby materials too, including 1/8" and thinner plywood

Both Westshore & International Plaza malls are about a mile away, see their websites for store listings.


Laser Cutter Materials

(See the Laser Cutter page)


There are videos on youtube help getting over the intimidation of visiting the lumber yard. Shannon from the Renaissance woodworker is one. RenaissanceWW: RWW 149 Demystify the Lumber Yard

  • Craftsmen Supply in Tampa (Very Friendly)
  • North Rome Lumber, 5810 N Rome Ave, Tampa, FL 33603
  • Woodcraft in Clearwater
  • Weiss Hardwood in Largo
  • Advantage Trim & Lumber in Sarasota (Very Friendly)
  • Intercity Lumber in Tampa. "Lumber and plywood in Tampa. Many prices online. We are the area's leading provider of cedar lumber, hardwood lumber, plywood and much more."
  • Rugby Architectural products great stock and great prices, but limited selection: white oak, cherry, walnut stock), but don't seem to know what 4/4 s4s is lumber when you ask them.

Fasteners and Hardware

  • Tri City Bolt & Screw - Pinellas US 19 near Ulmerton
  • A&N Sales - Anderson Road north of Hillsborough
  • House of Threads
  • Ace Hardware
  • McMaster Carr (online)