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Forum topic by pwk5017 posted 09-23-2015 12:43 PM 1018 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-23-2015 12:43 PM

Alright, im sure everybody is no stranger to my lumber postings in the marketplace. I made my second and final trip to the warehouse yesterday, and still was unable to transport all the material. I wont be heading back up this week, so that means somebody else in the area can grab it, or it will be tossed/burned. It would be a shame to see the latter happen, so I am offering this for what I paid in the auction, which is very little for the sheer volume.

$250 for all three lots. $150 for the oak lot, $150 for the hardwood trim lot, and $100 for the primed hardwood trim lot. You paypal me the money, and I send you the invoice for you to go pick up your items. YOU HAVE TO PICK IT UP BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. You are able to back your vehicle up through a dock door right up to the material. It is pretty simple loading. The photos might be deceiving, but this would fill a boxtruck or 16’ trailer for all 3 lots. The oak is 10-12’ long and 36” wide. Eyeballing it would say there is 300+ bdft there. So much moulding, so so much moulding.

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#1 posted 09-23-2015 02:49 PM

You might have a better chance of selling the lumber if you tell us where it is located.

-- Julian

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#2 posted 09-23-2015 03:22 PM

Ah of course, thought I had mentioned that. Thank you for the reminder, Julian.

It is located in Brook Park, OH. South of Cleveland.

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#3 posted 09-23-2015 03:26 PM

Just noticed all the images didn’t come through.

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#4 posted 09-23-2015 03:47 PM

The wiser thing to do is to put the extra effort into retrieving the lots yourself, then selling them from your home base. Just my thought.

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#5 posted 09-23-2015 04:54 PM

I would do that, but that requires another vacation day on my behalf. One, I would have to come up with a damn good reason for me to take a short notice vacation day tomorrow or Friday. Two, I am out of vacation if I still intend to take a trip in October(already booked) and if I want time off for Christmas. For me, it is a case of not having the time to do it. I originally thought this establishment would allow weekend pick ups, and that is why I placed the bids. After my check was in the mail, I found out that they did not. Threw an enormous wrench into the system, but I was able to get 2/3rds of what I purchase. This final third would be nice to have, because it has a nice price value to it, but I just wont be able to go get it. I have a retired friend who is considering making the drive, but I wanted to put this out to the general community. $250 doesn’t cover what I paid for it at auction, and I was the only one to place a bid on them. It is a dirt cheap offer, and I would rather see another guy make something of the material, or make a buck off it, than to have it thrown away. Would it be nice to put another $250 in my pocket? heck yes. However, it sorta doesn’t matter to me, because I am profiting a fair amount off the other lots I purchased and picked up.

This is more about helping another woodworker out and keeping good lumber out of a landfill!

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#6 posted 09-23-2015 09:08 PM

Wish I could!

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#7 posted 09-23-2015 10:04 PM

How much did you say you wanted?
”$250 doesn’t cover what I paid for it at auction, and I was the only one to place a bid on them”

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#8 posted 09-24-2015 01:59 AM

Yep, you are missing the oak lot, but those are the other two. The invoices come out to be $315. You get whacked with Ohio sales tax and a buyer’s premium of 15/20% through the auction house. I’m asking $250, but if you think that is outrageous you can throw a number at me. Thanks for looking, if you are in the area, it is absolutely worth it.

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