Scrap Clipboards

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Project by JT23325 posted 05-31-2015 04:17 AM 1526 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

36 unique One-half sheet clipboards made from scraps that have been accumulating on the corner of my shop for the past year. Some of the various woods include——Cocobolo, Walnut, Redheart, Yellowheart, Purpleheart, Zebrawood, Bloodwood, Paduk, Juniper, Cherry, Fir, Birdseye Maple, Teak, African Mahogany, Sapele, Ipe, Brazilian cherry, Marblewood, Maple, Leopardwood, Tiger Maple, Birdseye Maple, Lati and Bocate. I am sure there are a few that I missed, but such is life.

I decided to make a few folding stands for them as wellthe smaller one holds 9 and the larger one holds 12. They fold down for easy transport and storage. They are made from Southern Yellow Pine. (They are not stained in the attached photo’s.

Thanks for looking.

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#1 posted 05-31-2015 07:52 AM

Very beautiful.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Rev 22:21

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#2 posted 05-31-2015 08:45 AM

That is an awesome collection of clipboards, and everyone different.
Congratulations on a great job and I’m sure they will sell like hot cakes.
Thanks for sharing,

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 05-31-2015 10:24 AM

wow! I luv the stands for them..what a great idea. the use of scrap wood for these is terrific..color sells, so I hope you do well.

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#4 posted 05-31-2015 12:24 PM

Very nice! Where do you get the metal clips?

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#5 posted 05-31-2015 01:27 PM

These are wild. Nice addition for shop use.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 05-31-2015 02:30 PM

The hardware came from

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#7 posted 05-31-2015 07:44 PM

love them! do u need more offcutts?

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#8 posted 05-31-2015 11:51 PM

That’s some good stuff! Nice display also.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#9 posted 06-01-2015 02:38 AM

Very nice.

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#10 posted 06-01-2015 12:42 PM

My students are just finishing up producing and selling clipboards to our faculty and staff. How much do you usually sell them for? Just trying to gauge how well we set our prices. Thanks

Your designs are much more spectacular than ours.

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#11 posted 06-01-2015 02:15 PM

TechTeacher04- There boards sell very well, I typically sell out every time I make them. Check your LJ’s email for more specific information!! They are a great project for students…..

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#12 posted 06-07-2015 10:01 AM

Outstanding collection. Paterns are realy beautiful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 06-07-2015 12:44 PM

These are all beautiful, Jeff. It’s a great idea for either selling or giving.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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