Supply of Wood

This past November a local fellow was retiring. His business had been building custom cabinets and built-in furniture for yachts. He wanted to sell off his wood pile quickly and had priced it massively below what one would pay for such lumber in the open market. I was very lucky to have found and taken his offer right away.

There were two 16/4 8 foot pieces of maple

The pile on the floor in the foreground, mostly live edge maple and cherry, some ash. I have no special thing for live edge but it’s not disqualifying.

and lastly the big bonanza pile, same mix, with bonus maple monolith (side right).

For a while I am no longer constrained by short supply of wood. If only it were the same with time itself.

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