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Gotta love good neighbors

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by matts, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. matts

    matts Smoking Fanatic

    My neighbor a block down the street has a mini saw mill at his house.  Earlier this summer I asked him if he ever had any scraps of anything I can smoke with if I could have it.  At the time he didn't have anything and eventually I forgot about it.  The other day while I was out tending to my smoker, he pulled in the driveway and said he had some cherry I could have.  I didn't think it would be much.  I was thrilled to find a good sized pile of full length rips and a few big chunks.  Thanks neighbor, I will return the favor with some Q.

  2. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Good score Matt!

    That will last you awhile!

    I wish I would have started smoking before I shut my cabinet shop down.

    It's amazing how boards like that, all warped, twisted, cupped and with a lot of wane are like Gold to us smokers!

    That neighbor will love the Q he gets in return,

  3. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Major score Matt! Wow! And it's Cherry too! Woohoo! One of my faves. Be sure to show us some Q-view when you "return the favor".
  4. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    good score !
  5. meateater

    meateater Legendary Pitmaster SMF Premier Member

    Great score! [​IMG]
  6. scarbelly

    scarbelly Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Very nice score and a great neighbor to boot
  7. matts

    matts Smoking Fanatic

    I have to do a big brisket this Friday night for a party on Saturday.  I will probably throw something on there for the neighbor.  Don't know what yet.  Probably some pull pork.
  8. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Yes indeed I would throw something on for the neighbor and invite him to the gathering for the brisket too. That is a nice haul of cherry too. Man I love that stuff. It has to be one of my favs for sure.
  9. matts

    matts Smoking Fanatic

    The gathering for the brisket isn't mine, I am just cooking and don't know anyone there.  But I am cooking at home so I will have something for him on there.
  10. fourashleys

    fourashleys Smoking Fanatic

    It's simply amazing how someone can bring their "trash" over and make a smoker smile for days. Definetly have to Q for him in return. I have found that folks will actually go find stuff to get you to smoke for them. Not that it's a bad thing.  [​IMG]