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Forum topic by MrRon posted 01-07-2018 06:24 PM 359 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MrRon

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01-07-2018 06:24 PM

Is it possible to find 2×4’s in clear pine or southern yellow pine with no knots or at most a few pin knots? It is readily available in 1x, but I can’t find it in 2x. I have a project that requires the wood surfaces to be smooth (sliding fit).


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John

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#1 posted 01-07-2018 06:28 PM

It is available. We used quite a bit of it on a job a few years ago. If i remember correctly we got it from raynor rinn scott.
I imagine most yards can source it for you. It can be quite expensive (for pine anyways. )

-- I measured once, cut twice, and its still too short...

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#2 posted 01-07-2018 06:31 PM

A great way to do it is to buy 2×12s and rip the edge off. You get two of them, quartersawn, and yellow pine. That’s the goods there. Cheap, and effective.

-- Jesse, West Lafayette, Indiana

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#3 posted 01-07-2018 07:11 PM

I do the same thing, sometimes I save a little money. If I need 1×2 material I rip it from 2×12.


A great way to do it is to buy 2×12s and rip the edge off. You get two of them, quartersawn, and yellow pine. That s the goods there. Cheap, and effective.

- Luthierman


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#4 posted 01-07-2018 09:57 PM

https://www.stonewoodproducts.com/product/clear-pine-eastern-white/

My guess is any big lumber supplier can get it for you. Places like wall lumber and Hearne Hardwoods

BTW nobody know where you live so its impossible to know if any suppliers are in your neck of the wood.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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