|Forum topic by dbhost||posted 08-03-2009 11:29 PM||1467 views||0 times favorited||3 replies|
08-03-2009 11:29 PM
For starters. Mods, if this is in the wrong place, please let me know… I’m a little thick that way…
Now on to the subject… Where on earth do I get kiln dried select SYP or Cedar in / around Houston Texas? Specifically standard dimensional 2×4 and 4×4 lumber…
I am changing my workbench design halfway through and discarding the hurricane Ike fence posts in favor of either kiln dried SYP or kiln dried Cedar.
Long story short, I have some Hurricane Ike blow down fence posts, that appear to be cedar, but I am finding a LOT of metal in them. And the clear stuff that I cut and machined to size has since twisted on me and is trying to make a pretzel of itself before i can assemble it all…
I don’t need much, the workbench is a modified version of the Fine Woodworking Getting Started in Woodworking bench. (modifications in the top, and lower shelf). I need the new material for the frame, and edge banding the MDF top.
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