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Walt

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722 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: maple

Howdy,

I am looking for the following pieces of tiger maple:

4” x 4” x 2 1/2’ (4 ea.)
5” x 5” x 2-5’
6” x 6” x 3’ (2 ea.)

Thanks,

Walt
WaltAllyne@hotmail.com


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xylophage

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#1 posted 722 days ago

Hey, walt. I live near hearne hardwoods(in oxford pa) which is one of the largest fine hardwoods carriers in the world. Even there I have never seen tiger maple thicker than 16/4(4”). If you cant change the design of what your building, and really need pieces that thick. I’m sure they could custom cut you some…but, you will pay through the nose. They do ship nation wide. I believe they have a $300.00 minium for mail orders. I figured your pieces add up to about 40 board feet, and at $15 per board foot, for 16/4. Thats about $600…I think $15 a board foot for 16/4 tiger maple is a really good price. But, I’m also sure that for 6” thick stock you could be paying as much as $20 a board foot. Here is a link to there home page. Good luck to you. http://www.hearnehardwoods.com/index.html

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waho6o9

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#2 posted 722 days ago

www.bobkloes.com

Maybe fellow LJer Bob will have what you need in the above address.
Honest and fair with prices, Bob will give you a square deal. HTH

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stockmaker

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#3 posted 722 days ago

I have this kind of tiger maple been 1 yr air dry.

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Walt

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#4 posted 721 days ago

Stockmaker…

Please drop me a note at WaltAllyne@hotmail.com. Apparently I can not send you a message via LumberJocks until I have 5 posts….sigh.

Walt

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 579 days ago

How did you make out with your search , Walt ?
Any luck , any projects made ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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