where can I buy wood chunks?

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by smokebloke, Aug 28, 2009.

  1. smokebloke

    smokebloke Newbie

    Besides the two types that are usually available at big box stores (hickory and Mesquite), can anyone suggest a source online or anywhere else I can look even locally?

  2. solaryellow

    solaryellow Limited Mod Group Lead

  3. bbq engineer

    bbq engineer Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hey Bloke...

    If you have an Ace or True Value / Do it Best hardware store, they have one of the best seasonal displays of smokers, wood chunks, grills, accessories, etc, etc. Check them out.

    Online, google "smoking wood chunks", and i got this:

    Results 1 - 10 of about 142,000 for smoking wood chunks. (0.13 seconds). There's some reading for you!

    Also, if you can keep an eye on craig's list, there is always wood in my area that you can pick up on the cheap...Earlier this year, I got this truck load of apple for free! That's the right price!
  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  5. Go to www.gassmoker.com they have many types of wood at $1.50 for a 5lb bag and the shipping is FREE! I have ordered from them numerous times and they ship like the next day.

  6. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  7. bud lite

    bud lite Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    Not sure where you are located.
    In the Kansas City area check out the Ace Hardware stores.
    They have chips and chunks at a good price. Surprising selection.
    I stock up when I visit.
  8. geek with fire

    geek with fire Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Ditto that, but I'm from the Show-me state as well. Can anyone outside the mid-west confirm Ace Hardware (Weslakes, around here)?
  9. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have seen apple at lowe's and some differant woods ay Home depot. If your going online jeff has several here at the store. You know support the site and get wood great idea.
  10. yount

    yount Meat Mopper

    thanks for the link and info 30 lbs 9.00 how can they even afford to ship it for that price
  11. tasunkawitko

    tasunkawitko Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    if you send DESERTLITES a PM, he might be able to hook you up with a very good deal on some alder. he sent some to me for the cost of psotage and i can't wait to try it ~
  12. rld

    rld Newbie

    I think you guys are reading it wrong.
    It's $1.50 per pound, so a 5lb. bag is $7.50
  13. 3montes

    3montes Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Actually the Gander Mountain here has a great selection of wood chunks. Cabelas is another place you may want to look. But up here it is a seasonal item. Haven't been in there in awhile but I am guessing right now there isn't much of a selection.
  14. wavector

    wavector Smoking Fanatic

    Academy also carries pecan wood which is mostly what I use, but I get it for free as I do hickory and oak. I don't use mequite.
  15. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    $1.50 a lb. That would be $45. [​IMG]
  16. hoser

    hoser Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Any specialty shop that sells wood stoves, pellet stoves, etc. usually carries chunk wood as well, but be prepared to pay a premium. Where exactly are you located?
  17. slbnotsob

    slbnotsob Newbie

    I have 3/4 of a pear tree cut this past summer, a apple and peach to be cut mid february. Pounds  are unknown a could cut in given lengths. I am in central Illinois in St.Louis area. Make offer.

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