We are still asking: What did you get done on your Bolt today ????
The question, initially posted May 23, 2005, was:
"Whatcha do on your Bolt this weekend?"
After 51,906,997 views, 7378 replies over 185 pages, this thread in General Truck Talk is a happening! And it's not just weekends anymore.
Did the panel trucks get one big slab of wood but with routed grooves for the metal bits so it looks like individual planks but the solid board kept dust down for the enclosed cabin Might have been a modification on later years of the panel Thought I read that someplace So one piece in a panel might be original -s
So, since I do not wish to redo my bed later, I was looking at teak or cumaru - ipe a bit pricey. All harder than white oak. I use mine to haul gravel/dirt/lumber/furniture. Any thoughts on the exotic woods ? Price not much more than oak.
dbwr Use hard yellow pine that's what they used painted black,or white oak is durable cause it's full of pith so takes weather better. Could use green treated plywood I think you can get it in 9 foot length ,black locust is good, not hickory or red oak or soft pine will rot to easy !!
I used 1 1/2" yellow pine dimensional lumber routered just like you would have the 3/4". 2x8's The edge boards on both sides are routered 3/4" deeper. I stained mine a light gray. You can bevel the tailgate ends if you want.
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Is yellow pine available in thinner 1 inch or I was looking at Menards that have 2 inch in different lengths and widths ,would just have to cut it thinner .is the stock wood 1 inch meaning 3/4 actual thickness.