Where can I find good choya wood?

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Where can I find good choya wood?

Post by bbcraft22 » Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:21 am

I have been looking around for so long, but I only find ones as long as six inches. But I see lots of people with crabitats which has like 12 in choya wood.
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Re: Where can I find good choya wood?

Post by Crabinski » Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:35 pm

There are several vendors on eBay with larger sizes of cholla wood.
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Re: Where can I find good choya wood?

Post by anann » Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:41 am

I got a big piece when I ordered fron Richard's Shells.

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Re: Where can I find good choya wood?

Post by daws409 » Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:03 am

I got mine from the craft section of hobby lobby . They come in 5-6 inch pieces. I try to get them so that the diameter of one (top or bottom) lines up with another. I bring them home and bake them on 200° for about hr and half. Once cooled down, I align the wood trying to match the holes so it looks more natural and zip tie them together. Call me crazy, but it works... Doing it this way, you can get a custom length.
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Re: Where can I find good choya wood?

Post by bbcraft22 » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:33 am

awww. the hermit crab patch has sme good ones, but their site is downb until october 25
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