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Author Topic: Rot resistant dry 8/4 lumber needed  (Read 559 times)

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Rot resistant dry 8/4 lumber needed
« on: February 19, 2015, 10:00:09 PM »
I am a member of a non-profit railroad museum, and we are in the process of restoring a 2-6-2 steam locomotive and tender that was manufactured by Vulcan in 1927. 

For the tender restoration, we need approximately 20' of width of 10' long DRY 8/4 rot resistant boards, such as black locust, Osage Orange, etc., to go between the frame and the tender body.  I don't have enough KD white oak on hand (other than quartersawn, and that's a bit precious to use for this project), and so I'm seeking a source for some dry black locust 8/4 lumber that we can use for this project.

If any FF members have some dry 8/4 black locust for sale and you don't mind shipping via truck freight, please send me a PM or email.

Thanks.

Scott
Peterson 10" WPF with 65' of track
Smith - Gallagher dedicated slabber
Tom's 3638D Baker band mill
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