Good morning! I'm new to this site as a regisgered user but have enjoyed reading many of the posts as a guest in the past. I just bought some mahogany from someone last week and I am torn over whether or not I should use it or sell it to someone for its historical significance. The wood was used in WW 2 as shipping crates for aircraft parts sent to France. I bought about (75) 4/4×10 x 96 boards and around 40-50 boards that are 4 feet long. If I were to sell them, I do not know where to start looking for a buyer - any thoghts?
I live in Mason Tn. (About 30 miles east of Memphis) As I stated earlier, I am pretty much torn over whether to use it myself or not. I have been doing woodwork for probobly 30 years, but not to the caliber that I think I would need for wood as nice (and historical) as this. 24 of them still have the stenciling on them (for example - " FR FRENCH FORCES THRU TRANS MAAG OFFICER, INDO-CHINA") They could probably be put back together as crates for a museum or made into nice furniture.
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