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Trash to Treasure - Mattress #1: Video 1

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Blog entry by JSB posted 01-13-2013 06:22 AM 1807 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I love re-purposing old materials. My latest find is a poplar filled box mattress.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com



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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-13-2013 08:52 AM

Excellent salvage

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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bampy

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#2 posted 01-13-2013 12:17 PM

great reuse, can we see the finished product?

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Roger

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 12:57 PM

Gr8 recycle. A lotta work. Hope you sprayed it fer bed bugs first.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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JoeinGa

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#4 posted 01-13-2013 02:19 PM

Hmmm, never realized how much (useful) wood there was in a box spring. A week or so ago someone posted they found an old couch at the dumpster and I was surprized how much good wood he got from that too.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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JSB

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#5 posted 01-13-2013 04:34 PM

There is no finished product yet. I shot that yesterday. About to go finish it now. Ill have the finished video tonight. Thanks for checking it out!
joe – I posted the couch from the same dumpster!

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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#6 posted 01-13-2013 05:27 PM

Well done Jay!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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nobuckle

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#7 posted 01-14-2013 07:13 PM

Good find. I have to second Roger’s comment about the bed bugs.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#8 posted 01-15-2013 03:24 AM

Great save Jay. I wish I had the space to take in a some of them and break them down.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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