Trash to Treasure - Mattress #4: Video 4

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Blog entry by JSB posted 586 days ago 1556 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I love re-purposing old materials. My latest find is a poplar filled box mattress. Final video.

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#1 posted 586 days ago

That really came out beautifully.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#2 posted 577 days ago

Poplar takes on a whole new look once you apply oil to it. Looks nice. How is it holding up as a cutting board? I always thought poplar was too soft to use as a cutting board.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#3 posted 576 days ago

Doug – I don’t see poplar being too soft for a cutting board. That being said it wouldn’t be my first choice of wood if I were to buy the material. This was a matter of free wood and something to do. So far its holding up fine. If the top surface gets too abused I will be glad to run it through the plainer again in about 6 months. Thanks for the comments and have a good day!

-- Jay - or

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