Once You Go Lumberjack

One way to maximize the value of a cord ( CL add I found in the cities)

Discussion in 'The Wood Market' started by zymguy, Nov 23, 2019.

  1. zymguy

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  2. ErikR

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    I never thought to try and sell them, but I made a bunch of cookies like that for my sister. She used them to decorate at an outdoors themed party. She put them under plates, under serving bowls... I guess they were the hit of the party..... Who knew..?
     
  3. Horkn

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    Yeah, these are kinda a big deal. Don't ask me why. I'll talk about lumbersexuals.

    :rofl: :lol:
     
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    I've seem similar ads before. I thought the pieces were at least coated with epoxy or something to seal them
     
  5. farmer steve

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    I sold about 30 red oak and chestnut oak cookies this summer to some people for their daughters wedding. $1 a piece.
     
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    I sold 20 ash slices about 6-8" diameter last year for $50, and another $30 worth at a garage sale this past summer. I don't normally make and sell these but I probably should - it's easy money. What's worse is if you find these in craft stores, you will see why people will gladly pay $1-5 apiece for them from someone off Craigslist - The store prices are ridiculous.
     
  7. ironpony

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    Live edge board are going for $50 a foot...........................

    I do not think this is too weird, I'd pay a dollar for a chocolate chip cookie.

    Might have to make some and bring them to the craft lady in town, she buys my old window sashes.
     
  8. yooperdave

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    The use of wood cookies for decorations (wedding, etc) has been happening around here for a quite few years now.
     
  9. chris

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    funny -it's a ton of work to make cuts or peel off the bark- basically it's double dipping by the seller. Course sawing through the bark shortens the life of a blade, sharpness wise but $50/ft ? I haven't spent any time relating that to board ft though which adds in the thickness and width.
     
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    Go to a chainsaw race & get all the cookies you can haul.
     
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    We made some centerpieces for our daughter's wedding several years ago, cut on the bias, then sanded smooth and sealed...that was some work...
     
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