I was taking a break from work by browsing our "bone yard" out back. Old trucks, cranes, tool trailers, welders, etc. There were many large old stacks of wood used for cribbing and rigging laying here and there. Most of them were badly checked, but I noticed this big boy. The one I am looking at is one on the bottom left. It is not checked at all and I suppose that is because it is one of the few where the heart is not part of the cut. You can just see where the heart would have been to the right.
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This timber looks like it made from Douglas Fir. It is 9.5" x 12" x 13'-0". I can probably get it for nothing or at a small cost. Sliced up, I think it could make some really stout legs for a bench and maybe even a top. What do you think?
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