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  1. #1
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    Dec 2008
    falcon heights, minnesota

    small gloat

    when i stopped by my local lumber supplier yesterday, i was originally looking for some cherry and hard maple to make some cutting boards with the leftover walnut from my nephew's table. one of the guys mentioned that they had some good narrow boards bundled up to sell cheap. i picked up 2 of them for $20, and there was a bunch of santos mahogany, hard maple, some red oak, and a species i wasn't too certain about, and a bunch of others. i may get a dozen cutting boards out of this, rather than the original six.
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    benedictione omnes bene

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Great score. I love it when things like that happen; congrats.

    On a side note . . . Kudos to you Dan for all the posting you've been doing lately. Its folks like you that keep the forum breathing sawdust .
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA
    Nice stash, Dan! Keep on posting - yer doin' good!!!
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
    NRA Life Member and Member of Mensa
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  4. #4
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    Dec 2006
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Nice score, Dan.

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    Dec 2006
    Independence, Kentucky
    Quite a score Dan, Looks like you did pretty good.
    I'm supposed to respect my elders, but its getting harder and harder for me to find one now.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    East Freeetown, Massachusetts

    It just thrills my heart when someone see's some scrap - and turn's it into something useful and makes a few bucks in the process.

    Awesome score.

    There used to be a hardwood dealer down the street from me selling the same sort of cutoff's. I miss that.

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