05:53PM | 11/22/06
Member Since: 11/21/06
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We were told this is a cost effective alternative to other hardwoods. Does anybody know anything about it or have any experience with this product? We were looking at Whitlock Plank Russian Birch - Autumn (solid wood: 3/4" x 3 1/2"w). Thanks!!


06:58PM | 12/01/06
Member Since: 10/28/05
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no personal experience with that exact product, but I would behoove you to do ALOT of research ... there are many inexpensive online resources and the big box stores have specials all the time.

here are some links for you to research:



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05:10AM | 12/04/06
Member Since: 11/21/06
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Yes, we have done a lot of research. It is definitely cheaper, but the best research was my high heel test. It failed miserably. It is a very soft wood, and I would not recommend it to anyone, even if it does cost less.


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