Every time I stop by the lumberyard, I find something I didn’t know I was looking for. This time, it was 31 linear feet of 12 x 5/4 eastern white pine, with very few knots. On sale. So for about US$60, I now have the boards for a carcase, lid and probably floor of an English floor chest. If I ever get around to building one. And if not, I’m sure I’ll find some other use.
I went to the lumber yard, btw, for a scrap of quarter-sawn white oak (seen in the middle).
Man, I need to find a lumberyard like that! Or maybe not 🙂
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Downes and Reader in Milford, CT! It’s a 45 minute drive, otherwise I’d be broke.