Wood Gloat #19: Timber for commissions.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 05-11-2012 09:53 PM 2283 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have three commissions on the books… this week I went down and picked up the rough sawn boards of New Guinea Rosewood that I needed to make … a large bookcase, a smaller bookcase for DVD and CD… and a tallboy [chest of drawers].

I purchased 60 lengths 2.1 metres long…[7 ft] which when dressed down, will measure 125 by 25 mm [1 by 5 inch..]

For all the box/toy makers out there… I will have small peices that could be useful to you… so give me a bell..

I can also supply full lengths [rough sawn or dressed]

A full service is now being offered… dressing… cutting to size…your timber or mine..let me know your needs…certainly cheaper than going to the Big Box Stores.. and a better variety…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-11-2012 10:00 PM

Very gorgeous wood. It would probably be a little pricey shipping to here though

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 05-11-2012 10:18 PM

my my, now isn’t that a stack of wood, yes sir, you certainly have a wood gloat, and i wish i could take some off your hands, but there is a small pond in the way, bigger then what i can skip rocks on, so ill have to pass, and just watch you make some beautiful things out of it…congrats Larry…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 05-11-2012 10:29 PM

Now THAT is a stack of timber!

And, I’m with Grizz. If this measly pond wasn’t in the way….....

Now go whip some Lazy Larry magic on that stuff mate !

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 05-11-2012 10:48 PM

That is one NICE stack of lumber!

Wish I was closer… would give you a bell! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 05-12-2012 12:45 AM

Now you’ve given me a case of “wood envy”!

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

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#6 posted 05-12-2012 01:30 AM

Wish I was over the big Pond so that I could take advantage of some of your great deals.

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

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#7 posted 05-12-2012 02:11 AM

I love wood gloats!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 05-12-2012 11:14 AM

Hi Larry. I will come by for some lumber as soon as I take delivery on my new Boeing Dream jet, lol.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 05-12-2012 12:29 PM

Oh yessss… So sweet! Nice haul

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 05-12-2012 02:09 PM

Nice haul of timber.

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#12 posted 05-14-2012 01:41 AM

There should be plenty Mike, I’ll stop and pick you up ;-)) Nice pile of wood!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 05-14-2012 01:52 AM

great gloat larry

and a new service too

as if you weren’t busy enough

glad things are going good

you deserve it

-- 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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#14 posted 05-15-2012 09:56 PM

WOW! look how nice and straight that is.

For a challenge you need your hardwood to look like the pine lumber at the big box stores…. random widths and shaped like a mutant banana…..I mean jeeze, anybody can make nice projects with boards like that!! LOL :-)

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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