What an interesting meeting! Advantage Lumber has add urban forestry milling to there  products line. Jason Peters is in charge of there urban forestry division. He showed samples of all the verities of lumber they are sawing with there two saw mills. He They get the logs from local arborest and cut them up into mainly 4/4 boards. The species they are currently cutting are: Long Leaf Pine, Live Oak, Laurel Oak, Silk Oak, Monkey Pod, Australian Pine, Cuban Laurel, Eucalyptus, Norfolk Island Pine, and Cypress.  They have two vacuum kilns that heat the wood with hot water running through aluminum plates (see picture), while at the same time pulling a vacuum. There is a rubber diaphragm that is sucked down on the lumber by the vacuum excreting nearly 2000# / sqft, which helps to keep the wood from warping. You can see some of the wood at woodslabs.com. Jason said there was a  price list there but I couldn’t fine it. He is sending us a complete price list for all there hardwood which I will forward when I get it.

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Mikes drinking again, what are we going to do with him.

Mikes drinking again, what are we going to do with him.

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