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Forum topic by muleskinner posted 02-28-2013 07:22 PM 779 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-28-2013 07:22 PM

I plan on making some lawn furniture this spring so it’ll be ready for summer lounging. Got a good deal on some Western Red Cedar.

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#1 posted 02-28-2013 07:27 PM

If I buy some of that from you, is picking allowed?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 02-28-2013 07:28 PM

Haha, I didn’t even notice the man standing next to it at first.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#3 posted 02-28-2013 07:39 PM

You can pick through it, Charlie, but you have to restack when you’re done.

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#4 posted 02-28-2013 07:56 PM

I like the built in stair case. I’ll take the middle row.

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#5 posted 02-28-2013 08:16 PM

From the source:

The Cedar Lumber Manufacturing Company’s mill, located just west of the Ballard Bridge, was the largest in Ballard. At the mill, logs were cut into lumber which was then dried for at least nine months before being sold. The stacks of drying lumber were over 50 feet high. In 1958, these stacks caught fire and burned. Ballard residents remembered the huge blaze for many years. (+)

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#6 posted 02-28-2013 11:55 PM

I can’t imagine the amount of pressure the bottom pieces of wood are under. Talk about “pressure treated wood”! The whole thing’s sitting on 3 beams, too—but they’re really big beams.

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