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Blog entry by naomi weiss posted 1306 days ago 1172 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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mafe

9429 posts in 1684 days


#1 posted 1306 days ago

Thank you, really interesting.
best thoughts,
Mads

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

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patron

12952 posts in 1936 days


#2 posted 1306 days ago

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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rivergirl

3198 posts in 1433 days


#3 posted 1306 days ago

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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zlatanv

689 posts in 1829 days


#4 posted 1306 days ago

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

199 posts in 1989 days


#5 posted 1304 days ago

Thanks for feedback
:)

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

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