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Forum topic by drpdrp posted 03-12-2014 02:06 PM 647 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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drpdrp

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03-12-2014 02:06 PM

So after DJWong pointed me to Aura Hardwoods I made a couple of trips out there and yesterday I went a little nuts on the clearance stuff.

I am going to transcribe my receipt so you guys can tell me if I did well!

14bf 5/4 Red oak 1$pf
24bf 4×8 fir 1$pf
9bf 4/4 birch 1$pf
5bf 1/2 spanish cedar 2$pf
3bf 4/4 african mahogany 1.5$pf
4bf 4/4 zebrawood 3$pf
2bf 4/4 wenge 3$pf
6bf 6/4 maple 1.5$pf 7bf 4/4 walnut 2$pf
25bf 8/4 ash 2$pf
18bf 8/4 red oak 1.5$pf

I haven’t like cross checked- but I am pretty sure I wasn’t charged for a lot of the boards and that they downsized the measurements on a bunch too (in an effort to get the stuff out the door- not me being shady!)

Pics:
https://dickle.shutterfly.com/pictures/1790#1789
https://dickle.shutterfly.com/pictures/1790#1788

The 2×4s are whitewood from Home Depot… 2.75 per board.


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bbc557ci

589 posts in 1539 days


#1 posted 03-12-2014 02:20 PM

Keep finding good deals and you’re gonna need a pick up truck or a trailer :o)

-- Bill, central NY...no where near the "big apple"

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 03-12-2014 02:47 PM

Congratulations. I believe that you are going to have to get a trailer pretty soon.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 03-12-2014 03:31 PM

Take it all. You can never have too much lumber.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#4 posted 03-12-2014 03:36 PM

You did terrible! You completely missed my house where you were supposed to drop it off. Seriously though, with my local prices I think you did great

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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