Woodworking-Related Content (internet) #2: Repurposed Lumber--NY Times Post

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Blog entry by naomi weiss posted 12-23-2010 11:55 AM 1430 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The New York Times has just posted about something woodworkers have been onto for years! Recycling or refitting material for different purposes, be it furniture or cabinets. Click here for the article.

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor

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#1 posted 12-23-2010 01:15 PM

Thank you, really interesting.
best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#2 posted 12-23-2010 01:44 PM

you are right naomi

it’s been like this my whole carrier (46 years)

boss : “the plumbers , electricians , air conditioning ,
and roofing guys won’t be here till they get some
parts shipped from the factory’s”

carpenters and woodworkers : “we need
to get more wood to finish these projects”

boss : “why don’t you use those shipping pallets ,
make them work , i don’t want you guys leaving .
tear down that shed , and use that wood”

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 12-23-2010 02:50 PM

Interesting article and as you say, many of us have been recyling wood for years. If not for aesthetic value then definately for cost effectiveness. :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#4 posted 12-23-2010 08:13 PM

I have been wanting to do a container home for a long time, I love the idea, one day. Love to reuse stuff!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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naomi weiss

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#5 posted 12-26-2010 09:26 AM

Thanks for feedback

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor

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