First trip to the lumber store, and I think it went well.
Got a cherry board (4/4 S3S) that was darker than the rest and pretty nice grain throughout. A tiny sliver of sapwood, but better than the other boards and doesn’t even go all the way through. I went ahead and bought the whole board—figure I’ll practice finishing on a hunk of it, and it’s always good to have some extra around.
-- Todd (Denver, CO -- Highlands)