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Trash to Treasure - Mattress #4: Video 4

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Blog entry by JSB posted 01-13-2013 at 07:44 PM 1560 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.

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



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Roger

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#1 posted 01-14-2013 at 05:41 AM

That really came out beautifully.

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

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DouginVa

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#2 posted 01-23-2013 at 04:15 AM

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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JSB

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#3 posted 01-23-2013 at 08:47 AM

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

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