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Forum topic by Retrowood posted 06-30-2013 11:03 PM 1007 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-30-2013 11:03 PM

  • Wood is SOLD pending payment, thanks for looking*

    FS Very nice, old growth, vertical grain Sitka Spruce I have approximately 130 Board feet of R/S lumber. (14) 16’ X 4” X 5/4 (5) 11’-1”+ X 6” X 5/4 (5) Assorted 5/4 lengths between 30” & 47” long, 3” & 6” wide. Some small leftover odd sizes from a project, already planed.

    A couple of the longer lengths are 4/4 although the odd lengths make up the difference in BF.

    This is very nice material, Most of it is very tight grained, 99% knot free, it’s straight and machines very nicely.
    Superior for Boat Building, Masts, Spars, etc.
    Price is;
    $4.50 a board foot if you take it all.

    Located in Mid-Michigan, PM with questions
    Thanks for the interest.

-- Retrowood

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#1 posted 07-04-2013 06:00 PM

What no boat builders here? I certainly don’t feel you’ll find a better grade of SS for this price.

-- Retrowood

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#2 posted 07-06-2013 12:12 PM

Price has been reduced to $4.00 a board foot.
Thanks for looking,

-- Retrowood

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#3 posted 07-06-2013 03:30 PM

This is a real shame. I’d buy it myself except the shipping would kill me.
I know this material and have used lots of it. I can vouch for the fact that this is a great deal.
My local supplier lists it at $8 – $12 / fbm and it grows here!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 07-06-2013 06:29 PM

Ive drooled over this one for several days. Id love to have it, all of it. Shame too, I just drove through Mi, all the way through Mi, from the tip of the UP to WV. What crappy timing. It would be a major part of what Id need for my spars too.
Still drooling.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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