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Too much lumber and not enough tools

by reberly
posted 01-15-2011 04:33 AM


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bigike

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#1 posted 01-15-2011 05:21 AM

sell some and buy the tools you need. Also you can trade it for the tools.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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reberly

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#2 posted 01-15-2011 04:16 PM

Hi bigike,
Well what are you buying? :) I sell lumber regularly, but I really do find it more fun to swap. Personal preference I guess. It is cool to point at stuff like my table saw and know exactly what I had to mill and kiln to trade for it.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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Hoakie

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#3 posted 01-15-2011 04:20 PM

Wish you were closer…I’d buy, but would need my tools to work it. :(

That is a nice spalted board…droool!

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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tchaser

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#4 posted 01-15-2011 04:25 PM

Ah the pain to much wood and not enough time. you are very fortunate here in NEB. we have to import everything except grass and cows.

-- bad projects make good firewood

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Tyler

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#5 posted 01-15-2011 04:32 PM

@tchaser – come one now…we have corn, too.

(i’m in NE, too)

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Roper

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#6 posted 01-15-2011 05:23 PM

Got any cherry burls or turning stock your looking to sell, and would you be willing to ship to Colorado?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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reberly

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#7 posted 01-15-2011 08:04 PM

Thanks for the words of support Hoakie, The spalt is just one of hundreds I have laying around. I like corn and cows, used to raise both. As for burls Roper, I have black Ash and a Huge Maple burl I haven’t milled yet. I have alot of turning stock and I can ship in flat rate USPS boxes. Here is a cherry turning block 12”x12”x4”. E-mail me if your interested.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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reberly

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#8 posted 01-15-2011 11:02 PM

Hi Roper,
Here is the top view. I have about 1 dozen of these.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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Roper

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#9 posted 01-16-2011 12:03 AM

I like it,we need to talk.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 01-16-2011 12:29 AM

Well, Rich, we’ve got five hungry molders and they’re starving to death. Just send some of it our way and we’ll turn it into molding and shavings. You do like molders don’t you? :)

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Marc5

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#11 posted 01-16-2011 12:52 AM

If you are looking to lighten your load let me know.

-- Marc

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1978

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#12 posted 01-16-2011 01:02 AM

Hey reberly,

Got any basswood a.k.a linwood?

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Brad_Nailor

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#13 posted 01-16-2011 01:03 AM

Wow..I have the exact opposite dilemma…all the tools and no lumber! Wish you were closer…

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248

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reberly

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#14 posted 01-16-2011 04:27 PM

Hi helluvawreck,
I like moulders, in fact enough to have a little woodmaster 718 that I used to trim my entire house in QS sycamore, rope curl cherry, spalted maple, walnut, red oak, white oak… Each room is a different species. Where are you located? I can always swap for services… :)
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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reberly

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#15 posted 01-16-2011 04:28 PM

Hi magicman,
I have alot of basswood. Most is wideboard 12/4 stock milled and kilned last year.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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reberly

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#16 posted 01-16-2011 04:28 PM

Hi Bradnailer,
I too wish you were closer.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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reberly

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#17 posted 01-16-2011 04:49 PM

Just thought I should mention that I have a slabbing mill as well so I make slabs up to 54” wide. :)
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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reggiek

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#18 posted 01-16-2011 10:48 PM

Beautiful woods,,,,oh to have your problem…..being in CA I find I have the exact opposite problem…too many tools…not enough materials on hand…..It is always part of the “fun” of a project to find enough decent wood for it…(plus some fudge wood to cover the ever present mistakes). It would be shangri-la to me…having some nice hardwoods nearby. Mostly, I have to ship mine – My neighbors are starting to get used to seeing an occasional large truck delivering pallets of wood – One asked me if I needed to burn that much (older lady – got a funny look when I told her that I make things with it – this was a load of rough walnut with natural edges).... I would love to get my hands on some of that beautiful cherry…..one of my favorite turning woods…

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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helluvawreck

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#19 posted 01-16-2011 10:59 PM

Rich, I was just funnin’ with ya. Unfortunately, we’re too far apart. I’m way down here in North Georgia. We’ve got five weinig molders. However, I wasn’t kidding about ‘em being hungry because we’re pretty slow right now so they’re on a diet if you know what I mean. :) They love to make molding and shavins tho whenever they get fed. Say, that’s some mighty nice slabs you’ve got. I don’t know that much about your end so I hadn’t ever seen a slab mill. I’d like to see one of those critters. Why don’t you post a picture or two. It must be some machine if it can cut a slab like that.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Wfarm

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#20 posted 01-17-2011 12:51 AM

thta must be a good problem rich

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Bob Kollman

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#21 posted 01-17-2011 03:35 AM

Wish I were a woodllionaire!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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Marc5

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#22 posted 01-17-2011 03:47 AM

Reberly

I am serious I am interested in purchasing some lumber. I live in Indiana and willing to make the trek. If you are willing to part with some of your stock please send a PM.

-- Marc

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reberly

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#23 posted 01-17-2011 04:17 AM

Hi Marc,
I PMed you.

Hi Bob,
I actually run a delivery trailer your way once or twice a year and I delivery to Algonquin 4 times a year! Let me know if you want me to call before my next run. I was there last 2 weeks ago.

Hi WFarm,
It is not a good problem. I got to my drill press for the first time in weeks today after 4 hours of cleaning.

Hi Notverygood,
I actually use a chainsawmill, but it state of the art and cuts as clean as a bandmill. The jigging system is patent pending for a friend or I would be posting photos. I am the lucky prototype tester. :)

Hi Helluvawreck,
I may be making a roadtrip to florida over spring break with a trailerload. Where are you located in Georgia? I am always game swapping stock for services.

Hi Reggiek,
I too wish you were closer and I no there is no way I am driving to CA. I would be willing to ship a flat rate usps box with one of those cherry turning blocks. I was shocked at the prices woodcraft was asking. PM me if your interested and we can work something out.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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Stephen Mines

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#24 posted 01-21-2011 09:03 AM

Hi, Saw your post..
I don’t have the machines you need, but I could sure use some wood: S4S 5 X 5 X 72 for bed posts (prox sizes, species to be determined) and enough additional wood for headboard/footboard & rails. If you’re interested in a four poster bed with rope twist posts I’ll swap my labor for enough wood to make two beds, (one for you, one for me). I’d be interested also in a steady source for such lumber.
I’m 130 miles North of your location, (Grant, MI near Grand Rapids) have truck, can travel.
Best Regards, Stephen (Saltmines)

-- Stephen Mines (Saltmines@aol.com)

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reberly

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#25 posted 01-23-2011 12:14 AM

Hi Stephen,
I would be glad to swap stock for services. I love getting my lumber turned into works of art that I can enjoy and put on display. I will PM so we can work out details.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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reberly

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#26 posted 01-29-2011 03:46 AM

I have a deal for a shaper turning out, but I am still looking for a bandsaw, another 8” or wider jointer, and a wide belt sander.
Rich

-- "Big Timber is our Legacy" , http://eberlywoods.com

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