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Making my Own Ledges. Where to get wood? (UK)
« on: October 29, 2017, 07:21:00 AM »

Hi everyone.

My chins ledges are getting a little ropey now. Big chunks taken out of them and recently they've decided it's a good idea to pee all over them!
I want to have a go at making my own but I'm struggling to find the wood. On Wickes, B and Q and Homebase websites the lengths that I want are listed as either "softwood" or "whitewood".
I heard that pine is sometimes refered to as either of those but I'm unsure so I don't want to take the chance.
I did find some listed as pine in the description but I think that was red pine which is toxic?

If anyone has any advice on where to source pine in the UK it would be much appreciated! I'll be going to the store in the week. The ones around me are shut on Sundays.

Thank you all!


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Re: Making my Own Ledges. Where to get wood? (UK)
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2017, 07:31:02 PM »

White wood boards are my weapon of choice for shelving. I am not from the UK so I can't help much there. White pine or white wood is the same thing. Aspen works. Don't use red pine.
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