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Lahu

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152 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: cherrywood wood for sale wood for sale timber cherry

Where can i get in contact with people that want to buy timber? I have 8000 square feet of beautiful cherry wood.. Its loaded up in queens newyork.. Im from Queens Newyork


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Kickback

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#1 posted 152 days ago

How much are you asking for the wood? I would love to get some of it from you I live in CT. but could easily make a road trip down to you to pickup some of the wood.

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#2 posted 152 days ago

craig’s list

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#3 posted 152 days ago

WoodWeb

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#4 posted 152 days ago

If you want to sell small(er) lots, Craigslist would be a good place.

You could also try contacting some local cabinet shops.

-- Mark

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Lahu

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#5 posted 152 days ago

Actually @kickback… I was initially selling it in bulk..
I havent come up with price in smaller loads. I was thinking 13000$ for everything.. Reasonable right?

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#6 posted 152 days ago

There are some small woodworking shops in Bklyn and Jersey City that would buy lumber from you (I don’t know there names, but a small mill up in the Hudson Valley I know runs down there all the time. I’d say Craigslist as well, but I doubt they would take it all in one fell swoop.

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#7 posted 152 days ago

If I didn’t live 2000+ miles away, I would come and get it. Craigslist would be fairly easy.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#8 posted 152 days ago

What a stash… For any sort of bulk sale, I think a cabinet shop would be your best bet. And at the price you’re proposing, it almost sounds like a steal (~$1.63 bdft?)

-- paxorion

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#9 posted 152 days ago

Is it dried, can you stand some random pieces up and show the face. what are the average widths .

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Lahu

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#10 posted 152 days ago

What would
You guys say is a goodprice? How much does cherrywood usually sell for per sqft?

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waho6o9

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#11 posted 152 days ago

Selling by board foot and specific grade would help you immensely,

I would think. No?

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#12 posted 152 days ago

Put a little Wood For Sale sign out front.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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Fred Hargis

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#13 posted 152 days ago

With no knowledge of what wholsesale prices (that’s essentially what you have) are, I’d say that’s a good price. If I was closer I’d take it all, and resell most of it in 200-300 bd. ft. bundles.

-- I long for the days when Coke was a cola, and a joint was a bad place to be (Merle Haggard)

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#14 posted 152 days ago

I bought 500 bf of cherry, 8/4 ranging from 4 to 12 wide about a year ago for $1.00/bf.
But I just got a deal. Around here $2.50 to $3.50 /bf is more the norm.
Depends on where you are and your local market.
Dried and graded would probably 3x the price.

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

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Lahu

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#15 posted 152 days ago

I have this wood because my familyfriend owned a very sucessful cabinet
Shop and he wants me to sell it for him.. (He is moving his buisness to a different country )..
Point being… I have very little knowledge on wood, i will ask him soon on how much everything should be sold for but i cant contact him for now.. Just wanted to have different perspectives on it.

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