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 Post subject: wood ?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:19 am 
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Ok, fellas let me hear you thoughts. i have prob. 1,000 BF of reclaimed white oak lumber<for free i might as well add in> :lol: if i plane it down to around 3/16 " will it be to heavy for a ss&g build..

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 Post subject: Re: wood ?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:38 am 
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white oak is about 2x the density of western red cedar. So it's going to be significantly heavier even if you're using 75% of the typical strip thickness.

http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/wood- ... -d_40.html

Building with it will be challenging as well. Maybe you could use the free stock as accent strips?

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 Post subject: Re: wood ?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:32 am 
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thnks Matt was what i thaught but wanted other opinions :)

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