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Blog entry by DocK16 posted 04-13-2010 07:29 PM 1441 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently picked up some lumber from a local farmer listed in a local paper. He has had this drying for serveral years in his barn, varoius assortment of cherry, oak and maple. He was getting ready to clear another several acres so he was anxious to get rid of it to make more room. I liked the way he graded it for sale: clear/no knots $1.00 a board foot, any knots .50 a foot. Needless to say I loaded up..with 4 truckloads. Should last me for awhile.

A stack of cherry.

Oak, Cherry, Maple


-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#1 posted 04-13-2010 07:33 PM

wow – great score

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#2 posted 04-13-2010 07:42 PM

Nice !

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#3 posted 04-13-2010 08:27 PM

Well, that ought to last you a couple years and plenty of projects! Great score, Gold Star on your forehead! ;-)

Erwin Jacksonville, Fl

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#4 posted 04-13-2010 09:11 PM

I live in the wrong part of the country cause I never get deals like this. Great score.

-- Matt -

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#5 posted 04-13-2010 09:19 PM

Arrrgh. I hate you.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 04-13-2010 09:30 PM

Were are you in WV? Next time I go home I might have to come by for a “visit”....

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#7 posted 04-13-2010 10:21 PM

that would cost a fortune where I live

holy cow

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#8 posted 04-13-2010 10:30 PM

Where do You live? Ha Ha, That is a good find! I have bought tools that way, but no wood. Have fun, and don’t waste it, Other wise, Call ;)

-- Saved, and so grateful, consider who Created it ALL!!!

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#9 posted 04-13-2010 10:46 PM

I don’t believe you and if your telling the truth I still don’t believe you, so take that…sign WIWY (Wish I Was YOU)

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#10 posted 04-13-2010 10:59 PM

Wow, nice score, I’d sell half of it for twice what I paid so the rest was free.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 04-13-2010 11:33 PM

Nice Score !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#12 posted 04-14-2010 12:05 AM

great score, you can bring a pallet or so to my house. LOL ;)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#13 posted 04-14-2010 02:21 AM

That is a great score on the wood and it is wonderful that you have enough room to store it.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#14 posted 04-14-2010 03:49 AM

good buy. that will keep the projects coming for a long time. i bought some ash from a local farmer. i told him i would buy 100 bf for $50. when he delivered it he had a whole 3/4 ton pick up load for $50. he would not take any more for it. said he had more than he needed or would ever use. he set the price.

-- jerryw-wva.

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#15 posted 04-14-2010 05:17 AM

There are advantages to living in Appalachia….lots of trees.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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