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Forum topic by Furnitude posted 09-13-2012 04:43 PM 554 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Furnitude

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09-13-2012 04:43 PM

My brother had a maple tree cut down and milled into boards. They have been stacked and stickered in a barn for about five years now. I’m not sure if the maple is hard or soft. I also don’t have a clear idea of how much he has. Once I determine board dimensions and board footage, does anyone have suggestions on what to do next? Should he contact local lumber yards? Put an ad on Craigslist? He will probably give a few boards to me, but there is far more than i could ever use. Any suggestions are appreciated. My brother lives in Lafeyette, Tennessee. Thanks.

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Dusty56

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#1 posted 09-13-2012 04:59 PM

A lot of people in my area sell via Craigslist , listed under “materials”.

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

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Tennessee

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#2 posted 09-13-2012 05:11 PM

Too bad he is so far North of me. I live in Tennessee down on the GA border. But there are huge amounts of woodworkers in Nashville, especially instrument makers who would use maple for a lot of things. CL in Nashville.

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

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WDHLT15

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#3 posted 09-14-2012 01:08 AM

Craigslist.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

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okwoodshop

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#4 posted 09-14-2012 02:25 AM

I’m in Livingston if you need to get rid of any this way,seriously, how thick? and how much?

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