Reclaimed Wood

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by Cabin Fever, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever Life NRA Member since 1976 Supporter

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    I need some old, rustic boards for a project we're doing. We don't need much and have had a difficult time finding some around here on our own. We need the following:

    2 or 3 old pine boards
    Length: 4 to 5 feet
    Width: approx. 10 to 12" wide
    Thickness: 1" (actual) to 2" (nominal or actual)
    Distressed: weathered or flaking paint, saw marks, nail holes, rough cut, etc all acceptable and desireable

    We are, of course, willing to pay for the boards and shipping.

    My email is: cabinfever_MN@yahoo.com
     
  2. Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever Life NRA Member since 1976 Supporter

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  3. Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Hey Cabin-

    How far are you from Hackensack Lake?

    Elizabeth
     
  4. Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever Life NRA Member since 1976 Supporter

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    We're about an hour or so from the City of Hackensack. I don't know where Hackensack Lake it, tho. (FYI, Hackensack is located on the shores of Birch Lake)
     
  5. fearlessemily

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    Hey there --

    Maybe you could go dumpster diving for some old pallets? If you want painted, you could probably thin some acrylic paint, paint it on, then partially sand or wipe it off?

    Emily
     
  6. Marchwind

    Marchwind Fiber Arts forum Mod. Supporter

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    Cabin, I just saw this post. I will go out into my back pasture and see what I have lying around. There are old buildings here and the old barn wood is still around. I have a ton of it. I can bring some when I come to visit.

    E-mail me if you want me to bring some.