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Just made the craziest deal of the year - You must read!!

by Alongiron
posted 04-18-2013 07:32 PM


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Bieser

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#1 posted 04-18-2013 07:43 PM

Jealousy is a very real thing for me right now!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 04-18-2013 07:46 PM

Awesome, total envy

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

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chrisstef

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#3 posted 04-18-2013 07:46 PM

Ill say it … YOU SUCK!

Sweet score for sure. A friend with Cherry keeps you merry.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Cosmicsniper

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#4 posted 04-18-2013 07:50 PM

Suckage personified. You should be ashamed of yourself. I hate you…

Love,

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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Alongiron

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#5 posted 04-18-2013 07:53 PM

You guys should feel sorry for me…. my back hurts from unloading all of that wood!!! :)

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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LukieB

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#6 posted 04-18-2013 07:53 PM

Congratulations on the score…..and you suck ; )

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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BTimmons

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#7 posted 04-18-2013 07:55 PM

Enjoy that back pain, you lucky dog!

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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sprucegum

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#8 posted 04-18-2013 08:01 PM

Don’t be so mean guys take the high road just tell him it is pallet grade crap not worth the space it takes in the shop.” Audible snicker”

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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JayT

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#9 posted 04-18-2013 08:07 PM

The YOU SUCK scale just added a higher level. What a total score!

I’d be glad to schedule a chiropractor appointment to help with the back. Be sure to leave your shop unlocked during that time and I’ll come over and guard the cherry, OK?

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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DaddyZ

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#10 posted 04-18-2013 08:22 PM

Someone stole approx 550 board ft of rough cut cherry from me a month ago, it was all in 8’ sections, stack looks like that.. I think you need to return it, we can’t have you holding stolen lumber…..

Just Kidding ;)

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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JoeinGa

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#11 posted 04-18-2013 08:26 PM

Yeah, You SUCK just doesn’t seem enough!

CONGRATS!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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andy_P

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#12 posted 04-18-2013 08:28 PM

It never fails….....Them that’s got, get. Doesn’t seem fair, Steve. It’s a good thing that you are a nice guy.

I know we will be seeing some beautiful projects coming from that stack.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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Woodmaster1

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#13 posted 04-18-2013 08:33 PM

If you don’t like to use cherry I will make the two hour drive and pick it up.

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AngieO

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#14 posted 04-18-2013 08:49 PM

I’ll say it too…. You suck! Totally jealous.

Seriously though… What goes around comes around… Looks like you’ve done some good. What a great score. Can’t wait to see what you do with it.

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DS

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#15 posted 04-18-2013 08:55 PM

Apparently, I have the wrong buddies and they have the wrong Uncles…

We’ll be expecting great things from your haul!
Wowsa!

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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gfadvm

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#16 posted 04-18-2013 08:57 PM

Like they say “no good deed goes unpunished”. You must have done a VERY good deed!

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

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Alongiron

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#17 posted 04-18-2013 09:30 PM

Thanks to everyone for the “Nice” comments on my lottery. I know that the first thing that I am going to make is a real nice gift for Jamie’s Uncle.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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Don W

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#18 posted 04-18-2013 09:52 PM

that’s a sweet pile of lumber. I agree. Yu suck. And its a cherry suck no less.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Willeh

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#19 posted 04-18-2013 10:22 PM

Wow, that’s one lucky haul! Any plans for the wood?

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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#20 posted 04-18-2013 10:26 PM

Congratulations on the score…..and you suck for not sending on to me.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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scotsman9

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#21 posted 04-18-2013 10:40 PM

LOL, Congrats, BUT I just have too:

-- Just a man and his opinion.

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CharlieM1958

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#22 posted 04-18-2013 10:57 PM

+1 for scotsman9’s post!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Alongiron

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#23 posted 04-18-2013 11:02 PM

It was so nice of all you to take that nice picture just for me….Scotsman…You did a good job of getting them all in the picture. and yes Andy I see you in the back!!

Thanks again! Steve

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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blackcherry

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#24 posted 04-18-2013 11:03 PM

Sometime payback come in many different favors and boy what a wonderful flavor you’ve scored here and by the way YOU SUCK big time! .....Best wishes on up coming projects…BC

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cutworm

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#25 posted 04-18-2013 11:14 PM

Thanks for sharing your good luck with us. I do envy that stack of wood.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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AandCstyle

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#26 posted 04-18-2013 11:48 PM

Steve, that cherry just won’t look good next to all your beautiful oak projects. I might be willing to take it off your hands for a small fee. LOL

-- Art

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bondogaposis

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#27 posted 04-19-2013 12:41 AM

Some days it pays to get up in the morning. Awesome wood pile.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Alongiron

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#28 posted 04-19-2013 12:43 AM

Thanks Art! I think I see you in the third row in the picture!! Take care my friend

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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Klickitat

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#29 posted 04-19-2013 01:28 AM

Nice. Looking forward to seeing your first project with it.

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Richard

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#30 posted 04-19-2013 01:37 AM

Awesome score! And you suck!

-- "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

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BentheViking

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#31 posted 04-19-2013 01:39 AM

thats a score

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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mds2

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#32 posted 04-19-2013 01:51 AM

Nice score. Karma, man.

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Moron

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#33 posted 04-19-2013 02:01 AM

proof that paying things forward is always worth it.

funny how our small deeds of good will, where what we think we did as an unfettered act of kindness mattered little to a friend, when in fact, you obviously meant the world to them.

congrats

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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clieb91

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#34 posted 04-19-2013 02:44 AM

Really nice score!!
I think I need to find more friends with uncles and barns.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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waho6o9

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#35 posted 04-19-2013 03:33 AM

Yeah Buddy

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nwbusa

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#36 posted 04-19-2013 03:38 AM

Congrats on the nice score!

-- John, BC, Canada

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Knothead62

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#37 posted 04-19-2013 10:43 AM

Must be nice. I’m sure this event is the result of clean living and giving to charities.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#38 posted 04-19-2013 10:55 AM

Wow! If we were little kids on a playground right now, I would push you down and steal your lunch money. Nice score

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Sandra

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#39 posted 04-19-2013 12:02 PM

Sucky, Suckier, and MegaSuck!!!

Congrats on the fabulous score!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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john111

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#40 posted 04-21-2013 03:27 PM

Same thing sorta happened to me! The difference was there was a lot of oak and maple as well. I had to pay a 100 dollars and thought that was a good deal until I saw this lol!! Yours is much better!!!!

-- john111

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