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Forum topic by Dan'um Style posted 10-21-2009 03:07 AM 2601 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dan'um Style

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10-21-2009 03:07 AM

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Aprx 235 bdf of kiln dried 4/4 cherry. Nice and red both faces, minimal sap or defects. Random widths, mostly 8 footers. $3.00 per bdf.

Aprx 80 bdf of kiln dried PA curly cherry. Some boards have better figure then others. Random widths, some wider. two boards that I recall have some pith in it. $180.00 for all

Aprx 125 bdf of 4/4 dried cherry. Random widths and and random grade..some good with some seconds. Buy all for $160.00

3 large slabs of 8/4 walnut. Boards are aprx 7 foot in lenght, wide..maybe 22 inchs. There is some checking, but there is also some crotch cut in them. Buy all three slabs for $60.00

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 05:54 PM

you guys get all the good deals – I would have taken the lot, if I did not live so far away – thanks for making me envious

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#2 posted 10-21-2009 07:00 PM

Unfortunately, my location only has wood flooring rejects on craigslist when you search for woods, hardwoods, building woods, furniture woods…etc etc etc…

I don’t know if that is a good deal where you are….but anyone in my location would snap it up also…course I am not as far away as Tony…but far enough….

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#3 posted 10-22-2009 07:12 AM

Thanks, Dan! I checked e-mail at work with my phone, and saw the lumberjock mail about you posting this. No way I could respond to a craigslist post with my phone, I’d be better off with a tin can and string.I sent a reply when I got home, and picked this up on the way into work yesterday.He has more to sell that he hasn’t listed yet.

Now, the hard part: What to do with it. I’m thinking a live edge coffee table. I’ve never tried it before, but I know a good place to ask for info.

walnut slabs

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#4 posted 10-24-2009 08:12 PM

Sounds good

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