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Forum topic by GMman posted 06-22-2010 06:02 PM 1314 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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GMman

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06-22-2010 06:02 PM

This will be my woodworking project for a few days.
By the I have a few peices of birdseye maple but only 16’ long.


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Kent Shepherd

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#1 posted 06-22-2010 06:20 PM

Can’t wait to see what you do with it

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/

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Rick Dennington

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#2 posted 06-22-2010 06:40 PM

I know what I’d do with it…... I’d stack it 4 ft. high, 2 ft. deep by 8 ft long….maybe 16 ft. long

Stack in a nice row, let it dry out good, and burn in the fireplace this coming winter… Just like I did mine…

After our winter ice storm here 2 Januarys ago, I lost several big oaks, a couple of walnuts, and some hickory.

Hated to cut the hardwoods up, but had no choice…We were out of power for 9 days..Glad I had it….

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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CampD

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#3 posted 06-22-2010 06:56 PM

ya can come over my house and stack after your done with that pile.

-- Doug...

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Bill Akins

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#4 posted 06-22-2010 06:57 PM

Cool. Save me one for a bowl blank.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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jackass

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#5 posted 06-22-2010 06:59 PM

Looks like good wood, what is it, about 5 cords? I have ordered mine but don’t have it yet. I’m hoping my two older grandsons and the wood arrive about the same time.
Jack

-- Jack Keefe Shediac NB Canada

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Cozmo35

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#6 posted 06-22-2010 07:01 PM

Please tell me you aren’t going to burn it!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Howie

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#7 posted 06-22-2010 07:18 PM

If you are planning on going into the toothpick making business I would suggest you pack a lunch…you’re going to be awhile. (g)

-- Life is good.

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hairy

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#8 posted 06-22-2010 07:26 PM

That’s the biggest pile of future tool handles, candlesticks, bowls, whistles and who knows what else that I’ve seen today!

That would look better in my driveway.

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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lilredweldingrod

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#9 posted 06-22-2010 09:27 PM

Canada+Winter=Better double or triple that order. Gonna be a few days before you post the next project.

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Cher

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#10 posted 06-22-2010 09:48 PM

Your once upon a time neat driveway now full of pieces of wood pity you live so far away I would come and help tidy up, you know take some home.

Nice stash you have there.

-- When you know better you do better.

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richgreer

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#11 posted 06-22-2010 10:21 PM

If you are a turner, I see a lot of potential in that pile for you. I also see a lot of firewood.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Mark

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#12 posted 06-22-2010 10:29 PM

build a fireplace/pit

-- M.K.

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Gregn

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#13 posted 06-22-2010 10:29 PM

You’ve been watching the woodchucks chuck wood again haven’t you?

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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Cher

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#14 posted 06-22-2010 10:32 PM

richgreer GMman wont be able to use all of that, perhaps he can send it my way.

-- When you know better you do better.

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GMman

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#15 posted 06-22-2010 10:50 PM

It’s all maple and I have 4 cords, here a cord is 24’ long 4 ft high and 16’ deep then you 96 ft of fire wood.
Now all the bird’s eye maple will not bunt it will go in my shed, if any one whats some come and get you’re welcome.
By the way it is $200 a cord in my driveway split.
Oil would cost me $2500, compare to $800

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