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Red Oak Opportunity

09-14-2010 05:17 AM by KevinH | 2 comments »

I just posted my first project: a rather long-winded story about my 19 year old deck and recovering from storm damage. The rest of the story is that my 80 year old tree gave me a lumber opportunity. First, those big limbs were 16 inches in diameter where they joined the trunk. Several feet of each limb is now in the possession of a good friend who is a wood turner. Second, the trunk was 23 inches in diameter at the base and 18 inches at a height of about 45 feet. It was hauled away in 8-9 foot sections by a guy who uses his sawmill to earn extra cash after working his regular job. I now have about 500 BF of 4/4 rough cut red oak, stacked and stickered in my backyard. I’m ...

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