TReischl wrote:I am with the times Larry. I have not seen any high end furniture in Find WoodWorking with nasty knots in it, or streaky mineral stains. Someone may be "pitching" this junk as being "in fashion" right now, maybe his Dad was selling orange shag carpet in the 70's ???
sawmiller wrote:would love to get $2/bdft for red oak
from the small sawmill point of view, lots of it goes out at .60-.80/bdft or less
frequently pays better to keep it in a railroad tie, than cut into boards and a pallet stock 6 x6 or 4 x 6.
hopefully within the next year , i will be kiln drying vs air drying. then i might get $1-$1.50/bdft.
sawmiller wrote:i'm bumping my charges to .32 due to gas prices, and steel going up again ( blades )
but thats for cutting your logs, buying logs is another story , prices go up and down...
ahh well, i'm in west tn by the tn river, but i'm sure there is a small mill somewheres around you, with some air dried wood in a shed out back
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