I Got a Wood and Tool Gloat

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Blog entry by bhack posted 1655 days ago 1037 reads 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A local cabinet shop is going out of business and is selling every thing. They also tried at one point to retail lumber but the local market was not there.

So, today I picked up these lumber items:
Mahogany – 8/4×5 1/2” x 10’
Cherry – 4/4×11” x 9’
Lacewood – (3) 4/4×5”x 6’
Paduk – (2) 4/4×7” x 8’
Curly Maple – 4/4×5” x 8’
Makore – 6/4×14” x 8’
Walnut – 6/4×7” x 8’
Morado – 6/4×5” x 3’
Canarywood – 4/4×9” x 8’
Zebrawood – 4/4×8” x 6’

All of this for $116.00.

Also 1 fret saw, 2 coping saws, #3 Stanley, #4 Stanley, #6 Stanley, and 50” low profile edge guide all for $90.00. So for $206.00 I am now lumber and tool poor.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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#1 posted 1655 days ago

great score ,

sounds like a good year already !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 1655 days ago


With that much wood those hand planes are going to give you a lot of exercise.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#3 posted 1655 days ago

lucky you


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#4 posted 1655 days ago

2010 must be your year.
Glad for you you’ll make good use of it.

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#5 posted 1655 days ago


-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

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Tim Dahn

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#6 posted 1655 days ago

Nice…nothing like being in the right place at the right time.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#7 posted 1655 days ago

SSSCOOOORE! That’s my kind of deal! Are you going to Collinsville’s woodworking shows in February?

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#8 posted 1655 days ago

everbody should have such problems

-- you must live for something or die for nothing (rambo)

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#9 posted 1655 days ago

One man’s gloat, is another man’s envy! Seriously, great score and good for you.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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matt garcia

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#10 posted 1655 days ago

Great gloat!! Lets see the bounty!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#11 posted 1655 days ago


-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#12 posted 1655 days ago

Good tools good wood now time for good project

-- Custom furniture

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-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#14 posted 1654 days ago

Sorry to hear about the cabinet shop not being able to make it.
But, their loss is your gain.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#15 posted 1654 days ago

Sad times for some are another mans good times. Good find, should have bought more.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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