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Old 01-29-2011, 09:49 PM   #16
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using regular 1x8 as baseboard


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i'm still trying to figure out whats so ''minimalist'' about a 1x8 base board
Yeah, that would be 1/3rd of the way up the wall on your cardboard box, Tom.

I guess you'd call that wainscoting.
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So what kind of car do you drive, an old checker cab? Why would you pay 2.50/ft. for maple when you can buy poplar for less than half the price? Maple is more aesthetic and serves no utilitarian purpose over poplar.
i drive a toyota truck, helps with construction as well as outdoors activities i am involved in. at my HD, poplar and maple cost about the same, believe it or not.
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Not many people even KNOW that architectural term, let alone use it. Sharp! (not to make a pun...)
Thanks, I'm pretty old
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at my HD, poplar and maple cost about the same, believe it or not.
At MY HD, there is a big difference...unless they're selling brown maple
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