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Forum topic by alohafromberkeley posted 251 days ago 617 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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alohafromberkeley

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251 days ago

Hi- I just saw this listing for Craigs List-Oakland/Rockridge area if anyone is interested. This is not my listing but just wanted to give a heads up for anyone who is: “I have a old Black Walnut tree in our back yard that an arborist has confirmed is dying. It is about 30 ft. tall and 48 inches in diameter at the bottom. I know this wood can be valuable and I don’t just want to have it cut up and thrown out. I am looking for someone who might want this wood, and can help us with the cost of cutting it down in exchange for taking the wood.” Posting ID: 4189559013- Nov. 13 From SF bay area>east bay> by owner ( REPLY- kv5sw-4189559013@sale.craigslist.org) I’ve never done this before and don’t know if this is OK to post… but it seems like it could be a decent deal if the wood is sound. If I had a chain saw and a metal detector I’d be calling for info.

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richgreer

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#1 posted 251 days ago

This is just the kind of thing I like to take advantage of. Sadly, I live in Iowa and it would be too long of a drive.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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WDHLT15

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#2 posted 251 days ago

Most yard walnut trees have no commercial value. Many landowners believe that their yard walnut trees, full of nails, bullets, clothes line pulleys, hanging basket brackets, etc. are worth a fortune. They find out otherwise, fast, when they talk to the Tree Service guys. You better be very well insured if you go cutting trees in someone’s yard. Very well insured.

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

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WoodenSoldier

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#3 posted 250 days ago

I just saw this ad and am seriously considering it. Anybody know if the color wood come out if you sand these things down past the sun bleaching?

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/for/4174326679.html

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