|Forum topic by HokieMojo||posted 1365 days ago||845 views||0 times favorited||25 replies|
1365 days ago
I know there are others out there that are just like me. Maybe it is tools, maybe it’s handplanes, maybe it’s lumber… who knows. I’m just wondering, at what point do you feel so drawn to buy something just the deal is so good, regardless of whether you really need it?
Here is an example. A guy near me is selling 100 bd ft of maple for $250 (all or nothing deal) and it is almost enirely clear. Depending on what part of the country you are in, you may or may not be able to get that price at a local sawmill. Near me, maple isn’t all that common. It retails for $6 a foot. What makes this “special” in my eyes is that all the boards are 10ft long ant 15”-20” inch wide 5/4, material. If I could get a special order from my lumberyard, I’d probably pay $10 a foot or more.
I know several things.
I’m still feeling the need to call my wife and see if she is ok with me making another purchase. I really need help.