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debdillenburg

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2452 days ago

My husband recently purchased 4’,5’,6’, 7’, and 8’ lengths of hard maple cores from a veneer factory (quite a lot of them) for a decent price. He is going to sell them for firewood, but I was wondering what other creative things they can be used for. Would a landscaping co. be able to use these? Where else might we be able to sell them? Are there specific wood projects that I could use these for?


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#1 posted 2452 days ago

What are the size of the cores. You write about lengths but what are the thichnesses and widths?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#2 posted 2452 days ago

And pictures??

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#3 posted 2452 days ago

The cores will have the pith in them, so probably aren’t good for much other than burning (could be a lack of creativity on my part! – I also like burning wood!)...

Also, Maple won’t hold up well outdoors, so the landscaping option is probably out.

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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