:> jointed flat.
: LOL! Doug, Doug ... fercrisksakes, _you_ really would benefit from spending
: less time behind that keyboard and more woodworking.
You've got a lot of chutzpah for someone who's dead wrong on this.
: "Surfaced" (S2S, S2S1E, etc.) stock is primarily sold to folks who don't own
: jointers, or don't want to have to.
Actually, a lot of it is sold to people who don't know what a jointer is, nor
If you're putting up some shelves in the garage to hold stuff, you might not
care (or notice) that a board has some twist, or cup, to it. If you're
a carpenter and puting up soffits, you probbaly don't care that the boards
the flat you get from a jointer.
And a lot of S2S is sold to people who simply aren't near a
mill. I have several excellent hardwood suppliers within driving
distance, but I can't buy rough lumber from them -- they don't buy it.
You do NOT have to specify that it be
: "jointed" if the dealer is following accepted industry standards/practices.
: Until you admit that basic concept, there is no further point in listening
: to your misconceptions.
You are really, really confused. everything Doug Miller has
said in this thread is completely correct, and much of what you've said
is plain ignorant. (I wouldn't put it so bluntly, but you've
also been pretty arrogant in your condescending responses
to Doug's posts.)
S2s is run through a planer to get the wood smooth, and have its
faces be parallel to each other. That is NOT necessarily flat.
-- Andy Barss