How to buy rough sawn timber online, Cutting List Resolved


Sourcing sawn timber can be challenging, sending several emails to multiple suppliers to try and get prices and delivery time scales. 

Before you even start that process, you need a clean, simple, easy to read timber cutting list of what you need.

Once you have your list, we have some tricks and tips to save you time, effort and cost. Before we get into that, let’s, first, look at the cutting list.

Wood Cutting lists – Best practice

So, you have a woodworking project where you need the raw material, the sawn timber. You go through the drawings, details and information and start to gather a list of what’s needed. Ideally in the form of a cutting list.

To create a clean, simple, easy to follow, sawn timber list, you need to consolidate all the sections of the same dimensions. List each different size on a new line. Each line with then have quantity (number of pieces of that size), length, width, and thickness.

In this case, for sawn timber, we need to indicate the desired sawn section dimensions. Sawn boards are typically supplied in generic, industry standard thickness and the width options vary from specie to specie.

See example here. You can also download this, simple, template for free. Download here >>

Wood cutting list sawn timber

Now that you have your cutting list, you will want to source and buy the sawn timber. You have some options here.

1. Send emails to your suppliers


You prepare and send separate emails to all your, known, suppliers or even just your one go-to provider. This is great but is it the best use of your time and are you getting best prices and options?

Pros

  • You know the providers; you trust them, and they always look after you.


Cons

  • It takes time to send these emails and repeat for each supplier (if sending to more than one).
  • You wait for responses to find that they can’t offer the wood or delivery time is not suitable or prices are too high for your budget. Then what? You maybe Google suppliers that can help or search for more suppliers you know or have used before.
  • All adds time when you could have move on to next task.

2. You add your cutting list to Wooduchoose


You enter your list just once and click just once to reach multiple suppliers that offer what you need. Start here >>

Pros

  • Get an instant guide price for your sawn timber cutting list – ideal if you are just quoting a project plus to help ensure you are in budget.
  • One click, multiple quotes, direct to your inbox. Choose by best price, delivery time or offerings.
  • Go about your day knowing that this is happening without your intervention.
  • Have the same confidence about the suppliers, as they have been vetted and selected for their customer service, product quality and competitive pricing.
  • Get price comparisons straight to your inbox.
  • Check out and buy, securely, online. No account forms or approval processes.


Cons

We will let you know if we find any.

Wood price comparison tool


We came up with this fantastic tool to help you, we have been in your shoes.

This tool to help you buy rough sawn wood online, is designed to save you time and importantly, to save you money.

How it works. Enter your components, pick the timber, the quantities, the widths, and the thickness, and add until you've created your unique cutting list. You can even mix and match different wood species to cover bigger and more complex projects.

Once you've completed your list, click to show prices, and you'll see a summary of your cutting list.

sawn timber buy online

Depending on the timber location and product chosen, you will often see guide prices instantly.

As soon as you click to request, quote, you receive an instant email, summarizing your request.

Here's the cool bit – we, instantly, identify all the best manufacturers, in the country, able to fulfil your order for you. Our technology allows us to simultaneously send your list as a quote request to all these providers.

They'll then give you a fixed price, quotation and indicate time scales for you.

You can check the status of your quote request at any time.

Plus we'll notify you, as quotes are submitted. You can either wait for all the supplies to submit prices, or you can check out as they're received.

So, in summary, we shop around so you don’t have to.

You simply submit your timber cutting list once. And we find all the best wood suppliers and manufacturers match your needs and then fixed price quotations are then sent to your inbox.

You can compare and once you're ready, you can buy securely online and have the products delivered to your door.

If you are a supplier or would like to help your current supplier find more work, why not ask them to sign up? And become a, Wooduchoose specialist partner to sell sawn timber?

Cant wait for planed wood pricing? There is a third option to buy sawn timber online:

3.  Buy rough sawn wood instantly online with Woodubuy


Same deal – you enter your cutting list, once, this time you will get a fixed price, instantly, online and can checkout and buy, securely, immediately.

Pros

  • Instant buying.
  • Secure checkout.
  • Materials provided by one of the best manufacturers in the country.


Cons (compared to option 2).

  • No price comparisons.
  • You can only list one species at a time.


Buy Sawn Timber online:  www.woodubuy.com

Thanks for reading. We hope this has been of use.


Disclaimer: Some links on this page are sponsored. We only endorse products and services from trusted sources, items that add value and are relevant to our readers, within our specialist sector. Buttons and links may open new windows and we may receive a commission for purchases you make with our associated partners.

How to buy rough sawn timber online, Cutting List Resolved

Posted on Saturday 04 February 2023 at 11:21

Tags: Sawn Timber Useful Guides    Share: twitter facebook linkedin
Paul Hayman Author: Paul Hayman

Paul’s background is from the construction and timber industries. Owning and running, innovative companies in those sectors helped him to hone his passion for IT.

Read more blogs by Paul Hayman


Video Transcript:


Sourcing timber can be challenging, sending several emails to multiple suppliers to try and get prices and delivery type scales, time and effort that you could do without we understand that you want to spend your time doing this, or even having more time away from work. So we came up with this fantastic tool to help you being in the industry for a number of years, we knew exactly what.

Designed to save you time and importantly, to save you money. So we went to work to use technology for the solutions. Our tools are designed to help you source so timber or rough. So lumber the raw material for any project or plain timber already prepared and ready for you to use to the sizes required.

So here's how it works. Simply enter the area that you require delivery. Start to enter your components, pick the timber, the quantities, the widths, and the thickness, and add until you've created your unique cutting list. So the example shown here is for a song timber cutting list components for a window project, but it works the same for plain timber.

Once you've completed your list, click to show prices, and you'll see a summary of your cutting list.

Depending on the timber location and product chosen, you will often see guide prices instantly.

This is a plain version of some Ash.

So here's the really cool bit. As soon as you click to request, quote, you receive an instant email, summarizing your requests. We then identify all the best manufacturers in the country to be able to fullfill your order for you. Simultaneously several suppliers received an email from you indicating your requirements.

They'll be able to give you a fixed price, quotation and indicate time scales for you. If you are a supplier or would like to help your current supplier, find more work, why not ask them to sign up? And become a, Wooduchoose specialist partner? You can check the status of your quote request at any time.

And we'll notify you. As quotes are submitted, see an indication of the suppliers that are working on your quote and below, you'll be able to see prices as they've received. You can either wait for all the supplies to submit prices, or you can check out as they're received. So in very brief summary, we shop around.

So you don't have to, you simply submit your cutting list once. And we find all the best suppliers and manufacturers to. Criteria instantly fixed price quotations are then sent to your inbox. You can compare and once you're ready, you can buy securely online and have the products delivered to your door.

We hope you found this tutorial of use, and we're sure you'll find these tools of huge benefit to you and your business. Thanks again, for your interest in, Wooduchoose.

Disclaimer: Some links on this page are sponsored. We only endorse products and services from trusted sources, items that add value and are relevant to our users, within our specialist sector. Buttons and links may open new windows and we may receive a commission for purchases you make with our associated partners.

Ends
Popular Posts Sign up For Updates Tags Subscribe to our feed Submit Content