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In a bog in Ireland :laughing:. Any help at all ? Sorry I am a wise apple, I did a Goggle search and did not find any suppliers. Maybe someone else can point you in the right direction.
 

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E bay says they got some.There is a site called irishwoods.com.They are selling some at penturners.org.And a site called hearnehardwoods with some ancient bog oak. When you find some,can you post a pict if you can.
 

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You might want to take a good long inhale of oxygen before you look at prices:yes::icon_smile:
I popped into hearnehardwoods...they have some really neat and exotic stuff, but one thing stuck out to me. They are selling Chinese elm (a common and obnoxious yard tree) for $10 bft :eek:. And it is warped and busted, picture below. I have felt about 1/2 guilty in the past for selling it for $1 bft. The tree services around here can't give the stuff away, I will take a log or 2 every once in awhile on a mixed load to keep them happy and bringing me free good logs.
I also put a picture of a bookcase one of my customers made out of Chinese elm, its solid 4/4 even the shelves. I think he bought about $40 worth of wood to make this (and has enough left to make another) I am going to have to call him up and say he owes me $360 :laughing::laughing:
 

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It might be nasty wood, but it sure did make a beautiful bookcase.
Does the wood stabilize out once it is seasoned properly, and acclimatised?
I am constantly amazed at the variety of wood types and species you ebcounter in your area. Up here the local species of trees is pretty limited in selection, or maybe I need to pay more attention to what is around me.

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Does the wood stabilize out once it is seasoned properly, and acclimatised?
Yes it does. It actually planes out very nice looking. It is a hard wood. It is just overlooked because it is so common around here I guess, and in tree form almost thought of as a pest (they are extremely messy, you are picking up sticks all the time). And the trees are not even attractive in my opinion.
I did not think there was a market for the lumber, again because the tree itself is kinda stigmatized. I was using it in utilitarian ways. The guy who made the bookcase made something pretty out of it though. I only have so much room (40'x40' lumber shed), so I try to keep walnut/cherry/figured wood...it takes the same space and there is a ready market for that stuff and it sells for more $ bft.
Plus some guy just don't want to try something "new".
 
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