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Lumber #2: Reclaimed Timber

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Blog entry by GaryCN posted 960 days ago 964 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just scored two 10’ 8×6 timbers from the shoring used to ship this Mercedes Benz on a aircraft, now what to do with them.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati



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Toolz

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#1 posted 960 days ago

How about a deep relief carved mantle?

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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GaryCN

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#2 posted 960 days ago

I do have a fireplace, have not tried much carving though.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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FlWoodRat

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#3 posted 960 days ago

Gary, what species of wood is it?

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#4 posted 960 days ago

Origin Germany? Some type of pine I think, it is very heavy.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#5 posted 960 days ago

My first suggestion is to stay friendly with the MB dealer. Got to be more of these coming.

-- Jay in Changsha

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#6 posted 959 days ago

This one had a lot of test equipment inside, PC hookups and what not, it cost them 7300 euros to fly it from Stuttgart to Detroit, just the freight. It did have heated cup holders for that cold morning commute.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#7 posted 959 days ago

This it what I normally see being flown in. I’m looking for the Aston Martin.
I think that I may have those boards.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#8 posted 959 days ago

This one was nice
But no wood

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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mafe

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#9 posted 959 days ago

A workbench!
You will get a wonderful split top workbench out of these.
Big smile,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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