The link below was posted by listmember Charles Culver and is courtesy of
Jeff Nelson. The bedwood specs are quite detailed.
'54 3100 (w/ a wood flatbed presently)
>From: "kirk pierce" <email@example.com>
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>Subject: [oletrucks] bed wood
>Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2001 14:26:24 -0600
>I have been looking at the bed kits that are advertised in truck magazines
>and also on the Web. It appears that most bed wood kits are either pine,
>oak, or ash (Bruce H.). Today I looked at bloodwood, maple, and several
>other woods at a local woodworking shop.
>What types of wood have you used on your trucks? How'd they turn out?
>Does anyone have a template to know where to drill holes etc... for doing
>your own bed wood. My truck has a piece of plywood so I don't have
>to take out to use for a template.
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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