Re: Cheaper Wood?
I am half way into the experiment! $400/1000 BF hemlock, stickered it to dry.
1 yr/ inch dry time, I would not use green. Last spring I made frames out of it (not side bars had a 2x6 for them). No issues yet on the100 I built.
Dewalt Thickness planer.
Wood Some good advice here about my stickers should have been further out. Spent about a day running wood through the planer. Problem was that I have ADD real bad. I had all this planed lumber I was cutting into boxes and found I needed to do something to do with all my apples. So I changed directions and made this
Problem was I needed some white oak for the basket and grate. Found some scrap by the pound (S4S) and found that buying wood by the pound is not cost effective when you have a planer.
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