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Forum topic by Cylor123 posted 06-16-2015 07:31 PM 505 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-16-2015 07:31 PM

hey every one I live In downtown Puyallup Washington I was wondering if there was any where I could get free lumber like a lumber mill or something ps sorry if this is the wrong forum

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#1 posted 06-16-2015 07:38 PM

Several folks find free lumber in the form of old pallets. I’ve also picked up some construction type lumber and plank flooring for free or very cheap when old dilapidated homes are being demolished.

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#2 posted 06-16-2015 07:47 PM

Lumber mills are generally in business to make money so free from them , not likely.

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#3 posted 06-16-2015 07:56 PM

k thank you guys for the respnse

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#4 posted 06-16-2015 08:08 PM

If you want dimensional lumber (2 by x) try contractors. In many cases they have to pay to have cut offs haled away and dumped.

Someone already mentioned pallets. For these I would try smaller stores. Locally there is a muffler shop that will give pallets away.

It would not be free but I have found home based sawyers offer wood much cheaper than wood stores. Last year I was buying 8/4 walnut in 8 to 10 inch widths for $2 per liner foot (almost 2bf for $2). Earlier this year the same sawyer offered me quarter sawn white oak 8/4 12 inch wide 8+ feet long live edge book matched sets for $50 per set.

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