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Curly Cherry surprise
« on: May 26, 2007, 05:18:43 PM »
Some know I have been very slowly moving from north Missouri to NW Arkansas.  I have heavily sold a lot of hardwood in the last year just to avoid moving it and the end is in sight.  The boss reminded me today to pick up a stack I had stored in her brothers shed some years ago...honey what stack? ??? ???  Found 600 bf of black cherry and all with the same curl. :) :)  Some was quartersawn and had a delicate flake plus curl.  The camera couldnít catch that.  The boards were mostly in the 6 to 10" wide range which is pretty good for what we have in north Missouri.  I remember now why I stored it at her brothers place...I didnít want anybody to know I had it or they might try and buy it...and I donít like to share the good stuff. ;D

 
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2007, 05:39:56 PM »
Pretty Wood. Must be female cherry
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2007, 07:21:17 PM »
Wish I'd find a stash like that. ;D
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2007, 08:17:44 PM »
Thats mighty good of brother in law to safely store a stash like that :) That sure is some pretty stuff.
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2007, 08:23:37 PM »
I see some serious flaws in those boards.  *ahem* You'd be better off if I take them off your hands I think.

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Nice score - I wish I had a bank of cherry like that.
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2007, 08:38:50 PM »
Ouch, Larry.  That really hurts for you to show us up so shamelessly :D.
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2007, 08:58:01 PM »
How can you forget about boards like that!?! :o  600BF and its all got curl like that? 8) 8) 8)
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2007, 10:06:42 PM »
You could sell that in a heartbeat at a great price. Seems everybody around here wants cherry, the only wood I have trouble getting.
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2007, 10:20:02 PM »
I offer free storage services as well  smiley_wavy

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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2007, 08:10:10 AM »
Very nice looking wood Larry. I would be hanging on to it as well.
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2007, 09:10:11 AM »
You're one lucky guy Larry, not because of the beautiful cherry but because every bil I know would have sold it and said "what wood".  :D

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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2007, 09:41:57 AM »
Make something pretty, Larry.  That's some incredible wood.

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« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2007, 10:05:59 AM »
That's some awesome wood Larry............ ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2007, 10:32:25 AM »
Unbelieveable figure 8)  You are very wise to keep it hidden unless you want to part with it.
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2007, 04:05:16 PM »
You know, the title of this topic would probably make a good Ben & Jerrys ice cream flavor.
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2007, 06:07:50 PM »
"Around 600 bf of black cherry and all with the same curl."

I don't like to share either. If you ever need to part with it. let me know. I am in Oklahoma.

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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #16 on: May 27, 2007, 09:27:39 PM »
Larry,

I am currently making a blanket chest for my middle daughter out of cherry.  The cherry growing around here never seems to be straight and never gets too big.  It also has a lot of gum pockets and streaks. 

I could just imagine what a blanket chest made from that curly cherry would look like :).
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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #17 on: May 27, 2007, 09:44:07 PM »
That's very nice grain to that cherry. I seem to recall a number of years ago finding a piece of furniture made of cherry with similar grain and i can't for the life of me picture where it was. Not very common, in dead it would be rare in these parts.

Saving it for something special Larry?  ;D

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Re: Curly Cherry surprise
« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2007, 11:54:58 PM »
SwampDonky , Larry forgot that he stored that at his BILs place because he promised to sell it to me .  I had forgotten about it also till he posted the pictures. Been just too busy building a house . Now I need that cherry to trim the master bath.
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