Recovered Plywood Box, Stained in Blue

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Project by FloridaArt posted 07-27-2014 04:43 PM 857 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

July, 2014—I was cleaning up the shop and almost threw this plywood out. It was recovered from a previous project, and I already re-used the best of it. But since I was on a box-making binge, i decided to make a box with it. Pretty ugly wood, with some discoloration to boot. So I stained it blue. :-)

I’m sure it will come in handy for something!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 07-27-2014 05:55 PM

Who ever called it trash wood just didn’t know what to make with it. Great save Art

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#2 posted 07-27-2014 11:59 PM

Blue or not, it’s got some nice miters on it…

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 07-28-2014 12:09 PM

Box building is fun, always a good exercise in skill bulding and then you end up with something you can use-very practical. I’m with Roger, the miters are super. I like the blue; I’ve done a few blue boxes, using dyes.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 07-29-2014 01:18 AM

Thanks all for the nice comments.

Skylark53 – Yep, I used blue dye. It’s water-based and really does the job.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#5 posted 01-14-2015 05:39 PM

Love it! Great way to use up scrap wood… It has simple appeal.

-- Mungo, Toronto,

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