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Forum topic by Russel posted 05-25-2008 12:43 AM 929 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Russel

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05-25-2008 12:43 AM

Topic tags/keywords: lumber grade

I was lookin’ about CraigsList and saw an ad for “Clock Grade” walnut at $4.00 bf. I’ve not heard of clock grade and couldn’t find anything that referenced it, so I was hoping someone here might be able to give me an idea of what “Clock Grade” is.

Thanks.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com


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#1 posted 05-25-2008 03:07 AM

When you find out let us know. Did you e-mail or call him to ask?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 05-26-2008 02:01 AM

Well, I emailed the fella and asked what “Clock Grade” meant and this is what I got back, ”Clear select 4 – 6’ the best selection. 3 to 6” boards quarter sliced.” He said it was $4.00 a board foot, so I’m going to take a look and see how it looks.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#3 posted 05-26-2008 02:16 AM

Any pictures or further info yet ? How thick are the boards ?

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#4 posted 05-26-2008 05:31 PM

Well, he sold the clock grade, but he said he does have what he says is ‘Select’ at $8.00 a foot which seems a little on the high side.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#5 posted 05-26-2008 06:42 PM

I think “clock grade” means it’s so expensive you have to work out time payments. :))

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