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Fresh Market Lump has flooring pieces

willrevwillrev Posts: 80
edited 4:10AM in EggHead Forum
Bought a bag of Fresh Market Lump the other week. Dumped some out and it had toungue and groove hardwood flooring. Will try to post pics later.

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  • Cory430Cory430 Posts: 1,072
    Might be made by Cowboy. They use hard wood trim scraps as well.
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    It is made by cowboy and put in a Fresh Market bag.

    Larry
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    It's a great use of scrap wood. :)
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    It is still hardwood, no? Made from oak, maple? Same stuff they use to make Royal Oak and all the others, the stuff you have just happens to have run through a sawmill.

    What's the problem?
  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300
    I find a piece of flooring or trim in just about every bag I use of most brands personally, burns just like the rest of the scrap, only it's prettier looking.
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  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,672
    Another couple hundred bags and you can do the living room
  • Cory430Cory430 Posts: 1,072
    'Course you'd have to wash your feet good afore getting in bed :laugh:
  • so what?

    it's hardwood oak (or maple). some folks who are quick to pounce have assumed it was torn up from a house or stolen from a dumpster, but there aren't nails in the stuff, and it isn't finished.

    when flooring is made, cuts are made on each side of knots and other imperfections. that yields nice looking random length flooring, and it also yields scrap. wood that is simply in the shaope of T&G flooring.

    you'll also find short lengths of S4S lumber in there too.

    i actually LIKE the stuff occasionally. i can get to 750 with the light stuff, cowboy, sooner than i can with R/O, WW, etc. dense charcoal has its pluses, but so does the lighter stuff.

    culled lumber is absolutely fine, and i think that it is a good use of wood that might otherwise end up in a landfill
  • paphmanpaphman Posts: 21
    Or just get yourself a skid/pallet of one of the best like Wicked Good and call it good.

    paphman
  • RRPRRP Posts: 21,300
    since that finding bothered you then you might want to brace yourself for when you dump out your first rocks! There's no conspiracy to defraud you...rocks happen in natural lump.
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