Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'recycled wood'

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Current Project #2: Notebook(s) Holder(s)

08-25-2014 01:00 AM by Dave Rutan | 2 comments »

This is basically what my current project will look like. Here is is held together by gravity and friction. As I write this, one of the pair is in the final glue-up. It’s basically coming out as I imagined it. No real mistakes, but a few second trimmings and re-set ups of my TS. In case it’s not clear, this is a sort of wall mounted holder for a notebook for my daughter. It actually can hold 2 spiral bound notebooks and I’m making a pair of them per her request. Wha...

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Wine Crate Checkmate

06-19-2013 03:57 AM by DonGriffith | 1 comment »

One rainy day a couple of weeks back I was scrounging around for a quick project when my wife. near her wits end dealing with the three screaming, growling creatures with gnashing teeth we call children, told me that unless I found something for them to do over the weekend, she was leaving me for the David Hasselhoff look-alike UPS delivery man. Never being sure if she’s serious, I decided to not take any chances and figured I’d kill two birds and quiet three kids with one ston...

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Garden Bench #2: Construction2

02-22-2011 10:02 AM by michaelkaragiozis | 2 comments »

Well I am nearly finished, construction is complete. I decided to go for a rosewood stain, so it would blend with the arms. Its a bit dark, but I like it that way. Hides all of my mistakes…At the moment I am giving it several coats of polyurethane.

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Make a step stool with free Craigslist wood!

02-20-2010 01:20 AM by Stevinmarin | 18 comments »

Don’t worry…I promise I won’t rap in this project! I really like to use wood that I can find for free whenever possible. Basically, I’m a cheapskate. I love to browse through the “free” section on Craigslist every morning. Often times people are giving away free wood. You gotta act quick: it usually goes fast. So this is a little stepstool I made a few months ago. It’s highly functional, sturdy, and simple to make. And free!

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