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03-25-2008 04:45 AM

Wood Storage Loft. - 3 replies

I guess this is not technically a woodworking project per se, but I think this is probably the appropriate forum. Back in February I bought about 550bf of graded select cherry. The actual load from my rough measurement is about 800bf ( The load size is tightly stacked and is 27” x 46” by 8’ ) and it includes portions that di...

02-27-2008 06:50 PM

The best wife... - 15 replies

I have read numerous posts where the distaff side can be a real hindrance to working the wood. I just have to share a small story about my wife. We’ve been married about 8 years and she is unbelievably supportive. My evolving shop is in our ~20×20 2 car garage. Her car is garaged every night. I don’t often remember to thin...

02-26-2008 08:05 PM

Is it *ever* ok to... - 15 replies

I have come into a supply of what I believe are oak pews from my local church. They recently renovated by installing even older pews from a church closing down; go figure. I promised the padre that I would make him some bookcases in exchange for the load I received. I picked up about a dozen of the seat boards (there is a lot more to be ha...

02-06-2008 03:37 PM

Best price for cherry hardwood... - 24 replies

I am in the southeastern PA area and it seems very difficult if not impossible to locate a local source for small lots of quality hardwood. So I was overjoyed to have found someone in South Jersey to be selling lots that might be within my price range and storage capacity. After visiting the vendor, I was impressed with his inventory and imme...

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