By John Stewart
October 30, 2006
This stock had been custom cut for me from a pair of very large Alders and air dried for over two years. It had been milled at 2-1/4 thick and when possible including the live edge (Bark attached) to maximize usefulness for my purposes. The stock ranged in length from about 8 feet to 12 feet , except eight pieces roughly 4 feet with natural curved grain showing ; four of which are full flitch (bark to bark edge). The lumber remained rough-cut(unplaned)and had a nominal thickness of 2" dried. This is a very unusual store of lumber in prime condition that I expended considerable time and effort to obtain with specific projects in mind. I hope that one of your readers will have knowledge of what became of my lumber and contact me (247-2305). I will assume an honest mistake and reward the return of my material with some small piece of custom made furniture, no questions asked, for the person responsible for the return.
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