Marling Lumber lumberyard manager Robbie Hurst said the last customer he knows of who found tongue-and-groove deck boards did so in an unorthodox way.
The customer spotted a semitrailer truck hauling a load of decking lumber down the highway and followed it. The customer tailed the semi for 10 miles until it reached its destination: a local Home Depot store.
“It was late at night, and the driver of the lumber truck just parked the vehicle,” Hurst said.
“The first thing the next morning, the customer rushed back out to that Home Depot and bought up all the deck boards