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Blog entry by jack1 posted 05-12-2010 03:26 AM 3443 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thought you’d like some tips as the the difference. You have fun out there.

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-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-12-2010 03:36 AM

fun
Actually hardwoods are from deciduous trees and softwoods are from nondeciduous trees(evergreen). oddly enough even balsa is considered a hardwood.

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#2 posted 05-12-2010 03:44 AM

LOL you got me. I clicked the link, put my headset on, and grabbed my can of nuts ready for a video!

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#3 posted 05-12-2010 04:07 AM

cute one jack.

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#4 posted 05-12-2010 04:23 AM

What wood would make good wooden wagons?

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#5 posted 05-12-2010 05:03 AM

I’ll bite Roger what part of the wagon?

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#6 posted 05-12-2010 07:17 AM

A1Jim
Wooden Wagon Wheels – what else?

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#7 posted 05-12-2010 11:48 AM

that was a funny cartoon and so true

cool jim that means all the timbers here in aus are soft woods as we have no deciduous trees LOL

Hooky

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#8 posted 05-12-2010 04:40 PM

Roger
I think wagon wheels had a elm hub and oak spokes and rim.
Roy Underhill had an episode on it.

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#9 posted 07-03-2011 02:59 PM

next project is to build a shed for the lawn mower and tools. A sawmill is down the road and he cut and sell me wood for framing or anything else. He only has hardwood. He also told me you have to use it quick (didn’t say how quick) or I’ll not be able to nail it and will have to use bolts to tie it together. He’s 40 miles closer than Lowes or HD and his price for a 2×4x8’ is $2.50. Figure I’m going to need quite a few to complete the project and thought this might be the way to go. Any thoughts?

-- Tigger, Texas

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#10 posted 07-04-2011 12:40 AM

Sounds like a good price. Should have a shed to last forever too! Like he said, nail it while it’s still green or…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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