Alder 4/4 Lumber

Alder 4/4 Lumber
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13/16" Thickness
Also known as 4/4, S2S.
Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) from rough sawn lumber. You should be able to yield approximately 3/4" thickness after you flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project
Details in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"
4" to 6" Widths
This is the range of widths that are usually available in this wood.
  • Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range.
  • Request special width selection using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form.
  • Edges are rough sawn
  • Straight edge ripping service is available for a small fee
6' to 14' Lengths
This is the range of lengths that we might have in stock at any given time. But there are some things to know:
Some Shipping Restrictions:
  1. If you order 10 bd. ft. or less, your lumber will be cut to be shorter than 45" for shipping purposes. Request different lengths using the "Minimum Size Request" box on the order form
  2. 8' is the longest length we can reasonably ship by UPS & FedEx
  3. Longer lengths can be shipped truck freight instead; Please contact us to get a custom shipping quote if you need lengths longer than 8'
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$5.29 /Board Feet

1-99 $5.29 /Bd. Ft.
100-999 $3.97 /Bd. Ft. (25% off)
1000+ $3.54 /Bd. Ft. (33% off)
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The actual footage you're going to receive is most likely going to change slightly from what you order. This is because we'll be hand selecting your lumber from inventory of various widths and lengths. Usually the change is just a small percentage.
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Ratings Snapshot
4.0
out of 5
5 (1)
4 (2)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
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4.0
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5 (1)
4 (2)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
4 Total Reviews
  • 1
March 21, 2012
4 out of 5
Excellent service
Review by  mab from Panama City, Florida United States
There was a little bark and some blemishes, but overall the wood is very nice and will work well for my purposes.
Recommended
December 21, 2011
3 out of 5
Thicker Than Expected
Review by  Charlie from Seattle, WA USA
he wood arrived in good shape and is very handsome. But it's 15/16" thick. If you need or are expecting 3/4" or even 13/16" (as was advertised), you'll need to do some planing.
Recommended
July 17, 2009
4 out of 5
Easy to work wood
Review by  Kacy from Baton Rouge, LA USA
Purchased this wood to use in beginning (small) furniture projects with my 12 year old. The wood works easily with hand tools, has minimum amount of tear out when hand planing, and sands nicely (although it seems to be a bit soft for carding, but that might be my problem). Finished in a rubbed oil and wax, the grain pops with a nice, cherry-like glow. Will be working more in this wood, which I tried on a lark because of the monthly special.
Recommended
May 17, 2009
5 out of 5
No complaints
Review by  Mike R. from Socorro, NM US
I love alder. I've made several Mexican theme dining tables, entry doors, and cabinets over the years. It's probably not a good choice if youre wanting to make something that'll take a beating because its prety soft. For southwestern / mexican style stuff, this is the best. Of course, thre's also mesquite but its not nearly as inexpensive.
Recommended
4 Total Reviews
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