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Posted on Hardwoods and price differnce between 4/4 and 8/4

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#1 posted 02-04-2009 04:25 PM

It’s not odd if you think about it. Why is a 1 carat diamond more expensive than ten 1/10 carat stones? Because the bigger the stone, the rarer it is.

You can mill a lot of 1×2 pieces from even a crummy log. But a log you can cut a nice 2×12 from is a lot rarer, relatively speaking.

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

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