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05-09-2014 02:30 PM

Topic tags/keywords: pen blanks cutoffs small wood cheap

Hey all,

I am cleaning up my wood supply and I have a LOT of cut offs that are perfect for pen blanks or other small turning projects. A huge assortment of woods, mostly in the realm of maple, walnut, cherry, ipé, mahogany. May include other types too.

I would rather it get used than burned or tossed in the trash so I am willing to ship some flat-rate boxes to anybody who is willing to cover the shipping cost. If you need them pre-cut let me know otherwise you will get an assortment and I trust you can deal with it. :) If there’s something you’re specifically wanting I can try to fill your box with more of that.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#1 posted 05-09-2014 07:27 PM

Get a box ready for me on next saturday at the guild meeting please. lol I will be there to pick it up.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 05-09-2014 07:39 PM

I am interested and happy to cover shipping to Nevada and some for the lumber as well. Please send me a PM!

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#3 posted 05-09-2014 09:23 PM

Super! Rick, I will have a box for you. :)

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#4 posted 05-10-2014 09:22 PM

Wow, that’s a generous offer! I’d love to get in on that! No particular preference for species, I guess the more hard to find woods, but anything would be appreciated. On the larger side of the cutoffs if it’s possible, but again whatever fits the box will make me smile. E-mail is easier for me, just let me know what I owe ya to get it to TN and I’ll get the money out. Thanks again, that’s really a great offer.


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#5 posted 05-11-2014 12:30 AM

I am just getting into pen turning, so this would be great! I’ll send you a pm!

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#6 posted 05-11-2014 04:55 PM

Awesome, I PMed both of you. I still have plenty if anybody is interested.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#7 posted 05-24-2014 01:56 PM

Some nice pieces in the two boxes I received. Thank you.

-- - The most recognized name in all of recorded history was worn by a woodworker.

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#8 posted 06-27-2014 07:07 PM


If you have any wood left I would like a box. I am in Clarkston, MI Let me know how to send you $$ for the shipping cost.


-- Ken, Michigan

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#9 posted 06-27-2014 07:35 PM

I received two boxes, so far made my first attempt at an end grain cutting board, and a couple of pens. Very useful scraps. Thanks again—-

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#10 posted 06-27-2014 08:18 PM

Have you got any ipe left? I’ve never used that – I have stocks of the other species you’ve listed.

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#11 posted 06-27-2014 09:12 PM

I am currently out! but I will post again the next time I do major cleaning. :)

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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