the ugly duckling board....

  • Advertise with us
Project by indplswoodworking posted 08-07-2014 08:56 PM 2281 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
the ugly duckling board....
the ugly duckling board.... No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I feel like I have rescued a pup from the shelter. It was laying in the scrap bin. I asked for it and they looked at me like I was crazy. The said if you want it then its your for free!!

This board is the ugliest board I have ever seen. That is why I bought it. I will make something beautiful from it and it will live on forever. Maybe a jewelry box. Maybe a cutting board. Not sure yet.


10 comments so far

View greg48's profile


588 posts in 2179 days

#1 posted 08-07-2014 09:24 PM

Before you rush in to make something of it, you may want to wait awhile to make sure its done what it’a going to do.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

16808 posts in 2527 days

#2 posted 08-07-2014 10:22 PM

Good going. I made a lot of short projects from just boards like that. Tey should have given it to you!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View jasonallen's profile


175 posts in 1042 days

#3 posted 08-08-2014 01:06 AM

I don’t see anything wrong with that board… You should see some of my free lumber.

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

View ChipOffTheOldBlock's profile


65 posts in 1160 days

#4 posted 08-08-2014 03:14 AM

I thought this was a project gallery?

-- "Excellence is a thousand things done just a little bit better"

View robscastle's profile


3316 posts in 1626 days

#5 posted 08-08-2014 06:01 AM

It is so lets see how long it stays there before getting moved to a more appropiate area.

-- Regards Robert

View Heavy's profile


118 posts in 2010 days

#6 posted 08-08-2014 07:14 AM

Immediately I got like five ideas for it. As I always say, there is no such thing as scrap wood.

View indplswoodworking's profile


317 posts in 1715 days

#7 posted 08-08-2014 11:01 AM

Some of us break rules from time to time.


View miket812's profile


11 posts in 2205 days

#8 posted 08-08-2014 12:53 PM

I would make a table top out of it. use the bowtie method to draw it together and accent it rather than hide it or cut it out.

View jumbojack's profile


1667 posts in 2046 days

#9 posted 08-08-2014 05:55 PM

That board has some wild stress in it. Be CAREFUL cutting it, I don’t think it is finished moving.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

View barringerfurniture's profile


223 posts in 1134 days

#10 posted 08-09-2014 10:06 PM

Ahhh, you can caulk that!

-- Scott Barringer, Sacramento, CA

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics