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Forum topic by Glenn posted 10-01-2011 06:05 PM 860 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-01-2011 06:05 PM

Yippee, score! 125 bf of 40-year-old, air-dried Walnut 2×6’s at $3/bf! Only heartwood. And there are about 2000 more bf there all hidden away by an 84-year-old disabled man who can no longer woodwork. His house was full of walnut cabinetry. Sorry for his disability, but I’m so happy about him selling it to me, I don’t even know what to do with it except save it for only the best furniture I’m able to build.

-- Glenn, Arkansas

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#1 posted 10-01-2011 08:27 PM

How about sharing some of that other 2000 bf with some of your Texas buddies!!!

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 10-01-2011 08:28 PM

Congrats, I love wood gloats!

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#3 posted 10-01-2011 11:17 PM

Great deal, and that looks 8/4!

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio,

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#4 posted 10-01-2011 11:34 PM

That’s all you can do with it, unless you wanna give it to me!!! Great score!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 10-02-2011 01:53 AM

If any of you are ever in Northeast Arkansas, I’ll hook you up with this guy. He has stacks upon stacks of lumber that he’s liquidating after a lifetime of woodworking. The only thing missing for me is a few thousand $’s to buy it all.

-- Glenn, Arkansas

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#6 posted 10-02-2011 02:01 AM

also love me some wood gloats … killer score. Ohh and since i havent seen it yet on this thread heres the obligatory YOU SUCK !

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#7 posted 10-02-2011 02:49 AM

Glenn, where in NE Ar is this guy located?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#8 posted 10-02-2011 03:09 AM

That’s a gloat for sure. This is where is tell you I hate you. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 10-02-2011 03:33 AM

Great score, congratulations!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#10 posted 10-02-2011 03:49 PM

Heh, heh! When the hate starts flying, you know you’ve found something good :)

Gary: Jonesboro, about 60 miles NW of Memphis.

-- Glenn, Arkansas

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#11 posted 10-02-2011 04:34 PM

Yah,all the way up here in New Hampsha,can ya feel the bad vibes???? Actually I don’t hate cause enough people hate me. My last score was 4 pcs of s4s Mahogany. 2 were 47”long and 2 were 54” long and all were 27” wide. Oh ya, and there were 4pcs same width and length of Poplar and it all was a full 1”.Paid a buck and a half for all the above and more.
It’s ok,hate me,I got broad shoulders(lol).

-- "certified sawdust maker"

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