|Forum topic by JeremyMorgan||posted 02-26-2013 05:02 PM||847 views||0 times favorited||3 replies|
02-26-2013 05:02 PM
Last week I was at one of our local hardwood dealers for some poplar and ended up leaving with just under 20 bf of Mahogany (7-12 in wide boards). The S3S 4/4 mahogany was selling for 5.99 a BF, clear pieces at around 6-7 ft in length. I didn’t have a real plan for the wood but figured I could come up with something. I have one project in the works but that will only use about half of what I bought.
My dilema is whether to head back over there and stock up on some more just to have one hand. I am going to need narrower pieces for the rails/stiles and hate the thought of cutting them out of a board that is twice as wide as needed. How much color variation have you guys found there to be in genuine mahogany? Would it be worth spending another hundred bucks on lumber just to have enough from that same batch for another project? The prices I have found online are quite a bit higher.
Basically I am looking for some good reasons to go back and purchase some more.. :)
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