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03-17-2010 08:21 PM

Topic tags/keywords: oak

5-S lumber

A truckload of lumber, courtesy of a generous 5-S program where I work. This load was $10!! And even if I cull the few badly checked timbers, and 2X4s, there’s gotta be at least a hundred board feet of cherry, oak and poplar, mostly 3X4s by 60”long, and twenty hand-picked red beech 2×2s,(one on the tailgate) approx 32 inches long, and awesome for turning! And to think this was just dunnage for incoming freight.

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#1 posted 03-17-2010 08:35 PM

SCORE! Good for you.

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#2 posted 03-17-2010 09:30 PM

Wow…what a haul. Congrats on the find.

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#3 posted 03-17-2010 10:22 PM

That should keep you out of trouble for a little while…

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#4 posted 03-17-2010 10:26 PM


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#5 posted 03-18-2010 04:28 AM

Wow, the scrap I get from my work is NEVER going to be that nice…

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#6 posted 03-18-2010 05:13 AM

Looks like a nice load. Happy woodworking!!

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#7 posted 03-18-2010 05:21 AM

Glad to see it’s going to a good home! I hope to see some future project postings from these.

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#8 posted 03-18-2010 08:19 AM

Fantastic! Lots of good turning stock there.

Looking forward to seeing the projects.


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