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Forum topic by willie posted 03-02-2012 03:22 AM 1521 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-02-2012 03:22 AM

A friend has been telling me about this wood he was going to give me for about a year. He bought a house and the previous owner built grandfather clocks and had a nice stash of wood. He finally told me to come get it or it was going to be burned. He needed the space that all this wood took up. So in order to help out a friend, I took it off his hands. So far I have found at least 70 bdft of padouk, at least that much black walnut, some in 6/4 and 8/4 with lengths to 12 feet. There is also some mahogany, cherry, and cedar. I didn’t realize when I told him I’d take it all that there was so much of it. I’m not complaining at all!!! I told him if he needs to get rid of some more “firewood” to let me know! I still need to sort through it all and find a place to put it but I can deal with that!!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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#1 posted 03-02-2012 03:24 AM

You suck!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 03-02-2012 03:25 AM

Yup, you suck.

I can not say much- I have a stack of white oak, with a couple of curly maples boards, that was given to me by someone about to move.

Life is good! More wood!

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#3 posted 03-02-2012 03:36 AM

Wow, what a sacrifice! Takes one for the team. Ya done good.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#4 posted 03-02-2012 03:43 AM

You Suck just doesn’t cut it here. That’s awesome.

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#5 posted 03-02-2012 03:43 AM

With a friend like you… Oh wait, YOU aren’t my friend, I want (need) to meet YOUR friend!!!

It’s obligatory: YOU SUCK!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 03-02-2012 04:15 AM

good score

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#7 posted 03-02-2012 12:30 PM

Major suckage!!!

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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#8 posted 03-02-2012 12:49 PM

I said it before and I’ll say it again…I need new friends!

By the way, you suck.

Hey keep us posted with any projects that come out of your new found treasure.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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#9 posted 03-02-2012 01:16 PM

You are such a good friend to help him clean that outta his new home ! Congrats !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#10 posted 03-02-2012 01:20 PM

Dang beat to it agaiin … i guess ill keep my pictures of (4) 3”x 3” x 14’ oak timbers for another day, someones stole the spotlight. SO here it is … drum rolll please ….... yoouuuuu suck!

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#11 posted 03-02-2012 04:04 PM

Did he at least buy you a coffee for “helping him out”???? hahahaha…nice score!

-- Adam - Langley, British Columbia (Canada)

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#12 posted 03-02-2012 04:10 PM

Super jealous here. That is a major windfall.
I need better friends… heheh

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#13 posted 03-02-2012 04:10 PM

It’s like you won the woodworkers lottery! And oh yeah. You Suck! :)

-- - Martin

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#14 posted 03-02-2012 04:24 PM

That is a rough situation to be in. I had a friend that asked me to help out cleaning his barn out. I came home with trailer loads of cherry, walnut, and oak. The only thing i could do is build another shed to put it in. Congrates on the score


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#15 posted 03-02-2012 04:26 PM

Um … if that’s all as flat and straight as it looks … I’m just gonna’ have to hate you.

You understand…..

-- -- Neil

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