'Specially when you consider all the timber what was left to rot at Top Rung. It's just lyin' there for the takin'...assumin' you've the stones to brave the gauntlet of nasties 'twixt here and there, of course. And I reckon you do!
This wood you've brought me was sent up the Ladder back when the dwarves was more open to trade. Amity was neutral ground for strikin' deals, you see, and there was plans to expand the village once upon a time.