Spalted maple needed in Minneapolis

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Forum topic by bues0022 posted 02-14-2011 03:18 AM 1180 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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02-14-2011 03:18 AM

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I had a fantastic piece of spalted maple that I was going to use as the seat to a rocking chair I’m building. The sawmill claimed it was kiln dried – now I don’t know how dry it actually was. After aclimating to my house for nearly 2.5 months (and warping/checking during that time), I managed to get the pieces for the seat I needed. After planing/sanding, they cupped over 1/8” – and it was only 9.5” wide! It appears as though my attempts to wrestle these boards into usable shape are failing, so I need some more wood.

Need: Heavy spalt (but not all spalt and ugly) 1” thick (after planing), 9.5” wide x 44” long. DRY!!

Any help is most appreciated!

-- Ryan -- Bristow, VA

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#1 posted 02-19-2011 05:52 AM

I have some 5/4 stock that was dehumidification kin dried and is stored in a heated area. Let me know if you’d like
to see photos via. pm. I’m about 1 hr north of milwaukee.

-- Phil

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