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Milo

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522 days ago

I already emailed this guy to say if someone actually calls him, please let me know because I want a source for $50 slabs too!

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mad/3519551202.html

Wanted Heavy wooden slab. – $50 (Tallahassee)
Hi,

Looking for heavy wooden slab.

62 inches long and about 14 inches wide, Thickness 1.5 You must have the Wood planed with planer.
Will need different sizes for different projects preferably old wood with character; saw marks, wormholes, etc.
Looking for the best price.
Please respond with pictures.

108 board feet for $50?

;)

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HoosierDude

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#1 posted 522 days ago

LOL! I wish him luck. :)

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JoeinGa

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#2 posted 522 days ago

Maybe he’s the same guy selling 20 dollar planes for $1000 on Ebay! :-)

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Milo

849 posts in 1905 days


#3 posted 522 days ago

He hasn’t emailed me back yet, I wonder why…?

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muleskinner

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#4 posted 522 days ago

Isn’t 62×14 x 1.5 more like 9 board feet?

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derosa

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#5 posted 522 days ago

It is close to 9bf which means that an offer of 50 for something oak or depending on location cherry, maple or sycamore could all be possible. I paid 100 each for 24×1.25×120-132” boards. At least he wasn’t rediculous and asked for them to be free of defects.

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MisterBill

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#6 posted 522 days ago

He said $50. Maybe he means $50 per board foot!

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gawthrrw

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#7 posted 522 days ago

Lol!! Thats almost as funny as the guy on craigslist offering “Dental Work” for tools LOL!

-- Rob, Dallas TX

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huff

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#8 posted 522 days ago

muleskinner,

You’re right; it works out to about 9.04 bd. ft. so he’s offering about $5.50 bd ft. to buy.

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 522 days ago

He wants to BUY that slab for $50!

Buy some 8/4 poplar & sell it to him!
... surely he’s willing to pay the freight too! LOL

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Milo

849 posts in 1905 days


#10 posted 522 days ago

gaaaahhhh, I’m such an idiot. Can’t do math at all any more…

maybe I should sell something on craigslist…..

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