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Forum topic by William Shelley posted 10-09-2017 12:58 AM 410 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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William Shelley

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10-09-2017 12:58 AM

Hi guys. I just got home with a huge load of lumber. My van was at, or close to max weight capacity (3700lbs).

It’s a mix of black walnut, a little english walnut, a lot of 4/4 white oak, some 4/4 cedar with live edges on both sides, some maple, and bits of other random stuff.

Most of the black walnut is in large “timbers”. For example one of them is 5-1/4” thick, 12” wide, and 11ft long. The vast majority of the other boards are 12-16ft long and most of the 4/4 material is more than 12” wide.

All of this wood has been air drying in the upstairs of a climate controlled shop since 1997, and was milled by the owner. The ends of all the boards were painted. There’s still some checking, some warping, and some other defects that will have to be cut around, in some of the boards. I saw no signs of insect damage.

What do you think I paid for all this?

-- Woodworking from an engineer's perspective


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Rich

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#1 posted 10-09-2017 01:14 AM

12 bucks. Seriously, c’mon, tell us. The suspense is killing me. It looks like a good haul.

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#2 posted 10-09-2017 01:27 AM

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#3 posted 10-09-2017 01:49 AM

$100?

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#4 posted 10-09-2017 02:02 AM

FREE. You had to pick it up ?

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#5 posted 10-09-2017 02:11 AM

500

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William Shelley

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#6 posted 10-09-2017 02:13 AM



500

- cabo

cabo hit it right on the money. $500 and I had to drive about an hour each way, so maybe $40-50 in gas for this rig.

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#7 posted 10-09-2017 02:13 AM

Without seeing it in person, from the pictures, I would guess 100 bucks or less?

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