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Forum topic by Milo posted 786 days ago 947 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Milo

849 posts in 1922 days


786 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor cherry

And know that today, I suck more than you all…

Cherry, 5/4, 4” – 8” w, 4 – 8 ft.

$0.60 a board foot.

Perseverance Furthers.

HAHAHAHAHAHAAAA… ;)

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...


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Joe Lyddon

7624 posts in 2655 days


#1 posted 786 days ago

Well, I’m glad you said it…

Yes, I agree… You Suck! LOL

Nice score!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Gary

6999 posts in 2035 days


#2 posted 786 days ago

Hey dude, that was suppose to be MY deal…...

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

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bhog

1982 posts in 1293 days


#3 posted 786 days ago

Nice ….would be funnier if you only got 10bf… how much you score ?

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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TrBlu

358 posts in 1228 days


#4 posted 786 days ago

I would say “no pic = didn’t happen” but you would probably post a pic and we would hate you even more.

Nice score.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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HalDougherty

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#5 posted 786 days ago

I got a phone call this afternoon from a farmer who had a walnut tree blow over in a storm. hould be at least 3 logs with the smallest about 2 ft in diamenter. Also he said he had several cherry trees he would like removed so he wouldn’t have to cut as many sapplings from the fence rows in his pastures. I can’t wait to see what I cut out of tgose logs. All he wants in return is a custom gunstock!

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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bandit571

6684 posts in 1286 days


#6 posted 786 days ago

You lose!!!! I got a few 2×10x8’ Black cherry FLOOR JOISTS last fall. Price? Just gas to haul them away.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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jmos

681 posts in 972 days


#7 posted 785 days ago

Milo, bandit, and Hal, you all suck! :-)

-- John

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Milo

849 posts in 1922 days


#8 posted 785 days ago

Bandit, that’s why I preferenced my statement with “Today”...

There’s always someone to come along and suck more than I do! ;)

Bhog – not done getting it, hoping to finish at a few hundred board feet.

TrBlu – just you wait dude… ;)

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...

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bandit571

6684 posts in 1286 days


#9 posted 785 days ago

This is on of three trays I made from that Black Cherry. Tray is 5/4” thick. Edges are 4/4 White oak, from a couple rafters from the same barn as the cherry. The totes are made from some Black Walnut found on the site, also free. Barn beams? They were 4×6 x8’ Beech, and made a nice desk top..

and a Bench top…

We have pictures, so I guess it DID happen…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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oldnovice

3630 posts in 1970 days


#10 posted 785 days ago

I still have a couple 100 BD ft of native Iowa red oak that is over 100 years old. I have made a number of items from this and one was posted on LJ a couple years ago.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Tennessee

1447 posts in 1117 days


#11 posted 785 days ago

We’ve all landed good wood deals over the years. My latest was 7 planks of old growth Tennessee walnut for 5 10’ cedar logs, and the 6th cedar log he planked for me, and the 7th I kept for bowls. The walnut planks were 8’ by 12-14” and 4/4. Crotch and quilt in every one.

But my big score was back in 2002, when I filled my SUV six times with now 140 year-old oak and chestnut from a barn I used to own in SW Pennsylvania. Free. It laid in the loft for decades and decades. Still have a lot of that. I’m sure somebody has done better, like owning 30 acres and taking what they need when they need it.

I once saw a 30’, 18” dark walnut tree in Pennsylvania plank up for $6000. It all went to gunstock people, who dictated the cutting patterns.

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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Milo

849 posts in 1922 days


#12 posted 781 days ago

Well, what a craptastic week this was.

Anyone got a job opening?

TrBlu, here it is… ;)

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...

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