TReischl wrote:Well Tex,
It must be nice to be where you are, around here, a 2 X 8 X 8' at Lowe's costs about $7. Walnut is selling for $7-$8 a board foot. Cherry about the same.
If I am going to paint something, I sure as heck am not going to paint walnut or cherry. So that doesn't leave a lot of choices, unless I would like to buy sign foam, which is about as expensive as walnut and cherry. Besides, walnut and cherry do not do any better outdoors than pine, probably worse actually.
How about sending me a truck load of that good ol' inexpensive hardwood you got down there?
P.S. Around here, they use red oak to make pallets, not furniture.
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