How to Create a Lumber Library

You go to the lumber pile and wonder what length the board is, what species of wood it is and then, whether its worth digging through the pile to get it.

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OK, you know the drill. You go to the lumber pile and wonder what length the board is, what species of wood it is and then, whether its worth digging through the pile to get it out. Sometimes its easier to just go and do the Sunday crossword. Reader Jamie Smith has a simple tip. Label the ends with a permanent marker when you put them in the rack to begin with.

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