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Project by Arnold posted 11-02-2008 07:29 PM 2098 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got this from one of the wooden pallets at work. Unsure of the species, look like the texture of maple or cherry but could be anything really.

This is the top half of it.

From time to time I find some interesting looking wood amond these pallets.

Any ideas on what to make with it. Only 1 board.





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Robb

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#1 posted 11-02-2008 10:08 PM

Interesting wood! I vote small box or picture frame for project selections.

-- Robb

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#2 posted 11-03-2008 01:08 AM

thats a great find, needle in a haystack of pallets. Any clue what company it came in from, might hint at a region or country of origin.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#3 posted 11-03-2008 01:27 AM

Scottb – Very interisting that you should say that. I would never had thought of looking into that. I am going to work today and find out. Might be far away from east coast might not, interesting thought though.
Thanks

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#4 posted 11-03-2008 10:02 AM

Redmond, WA

All of the other wood is easily identified as Pine. This one to me does not look like pine but I am certainly no expert.

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#5 posted 03-25-2010 05:34 PM

3/8” to 1/2” Thick?!
Bring it over and I bet I have a perfect fitting scroll saw pattern.
I have one of some wild Mustangs running that would fit.

-- dumpster diver delux

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#6 posted 03-25-2010 05:59 PM

I think picture frame would be nice. I too have been using some pallets I’ve found for sources of wood. Just using them in jigs for now but some of the wood may be usable for other projects.

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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#7 posted 03-25-2010 06:46 PM

sometimes Pallets contain all species of wood, I personally have gotten at least 5 other species other than Pine.

Nice find !!!

Center stripe to an end table

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Arnold

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#8 posted 03-26-2010 12:07 AM

Thanks,
I have not used it yet.
I was thinking drawer fronts for something small.
Wish I had more of it

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#9 posted 02-23-2013 06:35 AM

My father used to work for the worlds largest sock manufacturer they would get pallets in from all over the world. Thats how I learnt that expensive wood in one place is anothers throw away wood.

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