I took last Friday off, to make a wood run (3 hr drive). I needed 100 bd ft
red oak, some ply etc...
While there, and talking with owner, he tells me of an order that was just
canceled by a contactor (who just went under), and if interested, he'd make
me a deal. Strapped on a large pallet and ready to go, he said about 580 bd
ft, mostly 4/4 and some other stuff (his words) of ash, $500 for the whole
lot, half of what he was going to charge cause ash did not sell well for
Today, I planed (and planed and planed), and stacked (with stickers) the
lot, and the stuff is gorgous. My gloat, not so much for the cost, but at
the bottom of the stack, 6 16/4 x ~13" x 9' boards, very flat and straight
grained. Hello new work benches!
My honey thinks I've lost my mind.
That stuff is bad for your health! Tell me where you are, and I'll come
get it and take it away so you aren't exposed to its deadly toxins a
moment longer than necessary. Your honey will thank me. :-)
There's a long running discussion at my house as to whether that's a cause
or a symptom.
If I brought home 500+ bf of anything right now, I'd have to rent somewhere
to put it, or give it away.
Yes, it's gloatworthy.
On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 18:14:16 -0700, the inscrutable "Nicky"
We all think YOU SUCK! Congrats on a great gloaty deal.
P.S: The first project should be something for SWMBO.
(I'm a bachelor and even _I_ know that much. ;)
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The orginal trip was for a honey-do project, some new chairs for the new
kitchen we just finished.
The 16/4 stuff is just for me. Gonna make two new work benches, can't wait.
Vise shopping is fun!
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