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Blog entry by grizzman posted 04-17-2014 08:00 PM 2889 reads 0 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the day i’ve been waiting for , about three months ago i felled a black walnut and a red cedar tree, it took my sawyer a bit longer to get to it , but he did, and i’ve got a stash of walnut that will last me into the millenium, not exactly sure of how many board feet is there, but i would estimate around i looked into the currant lumber mills for 6/4 walnut they priced it at 12.00 a BF..this is some gorgeous wood… im smiling all the way to the bank, as i paid 100.00 for this load…:)

thanks a bunch for sharing in my happiness, this is a wonderful happy day, The Lord has smiled upon me today, and he has all the days of my life…have a great day fellow jocks.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#1 posted 04-17-2014 08:11 PM

Congratulations Grizzman. Not much walnut here in Arizona, anyway where I live. Enjoy the future items that you can make with it.
Dennis Mitchell
Buckeye, AZ

-- DeputyDawg

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#2 posted 04-17-2014 08:28 PM

And I was gloating to myself for these 5 logs I got a couple day ago from a downed tree.

Yours are already cut and stickered. Glad to see it go to someone who will use it wisely.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 04-17-2014 08:29 PM

Have you any idea the going price of some of that live edge walnut once it’s dry? I’d get a lock for that door!

Nice haul….

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#4 posted 04-17-2014 08:34 PM

That’s nasty stuff. I’ll take it off your hands so you don’t have to use it.

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#5 posted 04-17-2014 08:44 PM

Lucky for you I don’t live nearby, or I’d be on your doorstep begging.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 04-17-2014 08:55 PM

Way to go Grizz! That should keep you smiling for quite a while. It’s the waiting for it to dry that will be tough!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 04-17-2014 09:09 PM

What a good day.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 04-17-2014 09:25 PM

Very cool! Congratulations! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#9 posted 04-17-2014 09:37 PM

Nice wide boards, great haul, you suck!

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#10 posted 04-17-2014 09:53 PM

Whew eeee That is some load of extra yummy wood ,glad it came through Bob ,your ready for the next 100 walnut contest.

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#11 posted 04-17-2014 09:57 PM

Yeah…..what everyone else has said, and does “jealous” have any meaning?



-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#12 posted 04-17-2014 10:13 PM

I have a buddy that works for the road supervisor. When they cut something interesting I get first shot at the free logs. Here is a load of cedar and walnut.

-- I've cut it twice, but its still to short....

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#13 posted 04-17-2014 10:51 PM

Looks like im in the wrong business! I need to get a job as a Road Supervisor in Alabama apparently!

Amazing! You totally suck!

-- Joseph, Irvine CA, @palas_woodcraft on Instagram

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#14 posted 04-17-2014 11:05 PM

You gots me jealous…I can’t even find any descent walnut around where I am….fantastic score on some great lumber. Now time to make them into some beauuutiful projects…!

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#15 posted 04-17-2014 11:33 PM

Way I buy mine Grizz. Just makes good sense.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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