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005: scrap cutoff shelves #3: still filling them up

1582 days ago by Gary Fixler | 6 comments »

My new scrap cutoffs shelves are handy for odds and ends, too, like the little roll of brown paper that’s always in my way, rolled-up foam sheeting, some jointed and planed 2×2s I use as straight bars during panel glue-ups, and a few sets of rails for my router bridge setup. You know… all the narrower stuff under 2’ long. I also finally emptied the two boxes of exotic turning blanks (on sale still!) that I got quite a long time ago. It’s very easy to forget...

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Wood Gloat #1: From Luthier's Mercantile International's scrap pile

1646 days ago by Dan Lyke | 4 comments »

This evening’s Sonoma County Woodworkers Association meeting was at Luthier's Mercantile International Inc. up in Windsor. The presentation on guitar building was excellent (as every SCWA presentation I’ve been to has been), but they also had a scrap pile, $5/lb. Maybe $105 for that haul isn’t a tremendous deal, as a lot of that wood is pretty thin, but I think I can get 5 pairs of book matched Walnut door panels out of that, I’m going to cut the guitar sides in pi...

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