New Video: Confessions of a Wood Hoarder

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Blog entry by Peter Brown posted 05-01-2014 11:02 PM 1795 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My name is Peter, I am a wood hoarder. I collect nice wood and pretend that some day I’m going to put it to good use. I might…

Watch me share some of my stash and talk about this strange obsession. I think we’re all like this to some extent!

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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#1 posted 05-02-2014 02:02 AM

Loved the video and I am exactly the same as you. I’ve got wood I’ve been saving for over 20 years. ;-)

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#2 posted 05-02-2014 07:42 AM

It’s not that I hoard wood… I just collect it all together to throw away at once….

Now one might say I have been ‘throwing’ that wood out for 3 years now… which I have, there’s no denying that, but I don’t think I have a problem, after all, I once did use 2 strips of 1/2” x 1” x 10” for a handle, so it is a good thing I have meticulously kept a metric crapton of small cutoffs, otherwise how else would I possibly had the material to make a 1×1x8” handle for a small hammer…

Very nice video, welcome to the club and we will be glad to enable you.

-- Measure twice, cut once, cut again for good measure.

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#3 posted 05-02-2014 06:26 PM

Pick a sizable project to build and get to it. Nothing too complicated; perhaps a porch swing, picnic table, etc. to build and those feelings will go away quickly. That’s what I do anyway.

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#4 posted 05-02-2014 07:36 PM

Hi my name is kaleb…....and I am a wood hoarder too.

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#5 posted 05-03-2014 03:12 AM

Great video.

Though I have never admitted it before, I too am a wood hoarder. Even worse I am a second generation WH. I am currently trying to make room in the shop for a big stack of redwood lumber my Dad has been saving for 50 years. Hopefully it will skip a generation … buy my son is kind of pack rat….

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Peter Brown

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#6 posted 05-05-2014 06:49 PM

Thanks guys!

Good to know, I’m not alone! :)

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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