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I've been looking for the smaller scale wood siding and flooring - in particular the sheets of wood that usually come in 3" X 24" sheets.  I would like it to be grooved and all that I can find in the 1/16" grooves is only sold if you buy 10 sheets of it.  That's like $25 - $30 plus shipping.  I only need a couple of sheets though.  Any suggestions?  It looks a little like 'bead and board' but I think its generally just grooved wood with either 32 or 16 grooves per inch.  Fat chance finding it, enh?


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I would try Manchester Woodworks. They have 1/16 clapboard siding for $3.68 for a 3 x 24" piece.  Not sure if that's exactly what you're looking for. (Difficult to tell on my phone.) If not, I still think they might be worth checking.

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41 minutes ago, cloudbound said:

I've been looking for the smaller scale wood siding and flooring - in particular the sheets of wood that usually come in 3" X 24" sheets.  I would like it to be grooved and all that I can find in the 1/16" grooves is only sold if you buy 10 sheets of it.  That's like $25 - $30 plus shipping.  I only need a couple of sheets though.  Any suggestions?  It looks a little like 'bead and board' but I think its generally just grooved wood with either 32 or 16 grooves per inch.  Fat chance finding it, enh?


I just bought this stuff and it is a really nice quality and to me a good price. I have mixed results as to their service though, so hopefully you'll have a good one!


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 How funny Sable.  I actually had a large sheet of this, as well as another sheet of fun super-small-scale wood and I too thought I'd never have a use for it.  So I was using it for all sorts of silly things.  Now it is IMPOSSIBLE to find.  I was just wondering if I could find some sort of paper product that could replicate those teeny weeny grooves because I paint over it anyway.  So it doesn't really need to be wood I guess.  I'll have to check out the scrapbook section at the  hobby store.  THIS is how we learn that our dollhouse supplies need to be saved!

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Thanks for all of your suggestions.  Northeastern Scale Lumbers looks to be a likely place and I'm going to ask them about their wood 'corrugated siding' because that might just be the ticket.  They have it in 1/8", 3/32" 1/16" and something that says its .04 but I don't know what .04 means so I'll ask them.  Wouldn't that be fun if its the same as the tiny piece I have left here?  I'll let you know.  But today is  'Tie Dye Day' at my daughter's school and I happen to be the one in charge so I'm going to be up to my elbows in Kindergarteners all day.  

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