Wood Gloat #3: $80 for 53 BF of White Oak ($1.50/BF)

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Blog entry by GlennsGrandson posted 04-15-2013 10:57 PM 1432 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I text a friend today to see if he still had the “rattlesnake crotch” WO board that I saw about a month ago. He said yes and that he’d sell me the 50 BF batch for $80 (he is moving states in the months ahead). I calculated (roughly, underestimating) 53 BF. I needed this score, I have a decent amount of wood, but not much of one species.

I am really excited about the “rattlesnake” board (I will build a project around this very twisted board), although I have a decent amount of voids to fill I use JB Weld wood restorer with very good results (it doesn’t heat up, very penetrating, although expensive). Now what to do with it all….

-- Grant - N Dakota

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#1 posted 04-15-2013 11:07 PM

Good one! I brought home 350 b.f. of quarter sawn white oak on Saturday for $125. I am a pretty happy boy.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#2 posted 04-15-2013 11:35 PM

Good score.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 04-15-2013 11:38 PM

pintodeluxe – you make me sick! Wow, QS too, you lucky dog!

-- Grant - N Dakota

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#4 posted 04-16-2013 01:35 AM

I think you both suck!

All I ever find is overpriced junk on CL.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 04-16-2013 10:45 PM

Good for you guys – but that’s never been my luck.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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