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Forum topic by ADHDan posted 09-05-2014 09:10 PM 1103 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-05-2014 09:10 PM

Ok, so you may recall my other threads talking about a score I’m getting from an awesome family friend in Asheville, NC who’s getting out of woodworking and giving me a bunch of his stock and some tools. My parents went down there to visit and agreed to drive a U-Haul back up. For the price of the U-Haul rental and gas, this is what I’ve got coming back to MN in a few days:

I’ll have to sell some of the haul to cover the transport costs (about $2,000), but I figure that should still leave me with plenty of wood AND a big-a$$ planer.

Incidentally, if any Jocks in Minnesota are interested in buying, PM me :-).

-- Dan in Minneapolis, woodworking since 11/11.

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#1 posted 09-05-2014 10:05 PM

Congrats on the “Holiday Haul”!!!
We WILL need further info & pictures of that planer & the wood.

Oh yeah, I forgot one little thing….
A big old…. YOU SUCK!!! ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 09-05-2014 10:16 PM

Damn fine haul also you suckus maximus

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#3 posted 09-06-2014 03:20 PM


-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT40HD35 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln.

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#4 posted 09-06-2014 03:33 PM

Man, just yesterday I was pricing wood from my local supplier. Decent wood just costs a lot. That is an awesome haul and worth every penny.

P.S. You owe your parents. Big time.

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#5 posted 09-06-2014 03:47 PM

Well you definitely suck. Great score

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#6 posted 09-07-2014 07:20 PM

Ok here are some preliminary pics of the bigger pieces, mostly cherry and walnut I think. I’m maybe 1/4 unloaded, if that. These pics don’t even include about 20 4/4 boards I put in my garage.

Some of those slabs against my house are 10’ tall and at least 3-4” thick!

-- Dan in Minneapolis, woodworking since 11/11.

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