Reclaimed fence boards

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Project by john posted 08-07-2007 09:38 PM 4005 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone
These are projects i made from using 9 yr old reclaimed fence boards.

Nine years ago i built a 500 ft pressure treated fence for a couple and then a while ago they decided to cut the property in half and sell one half so they took down 100 ft of the fence and gave it back to me.

I built a 6 ft waterfall , 7 ft wishing well a planter box and a 4 ft square water pond with a little fountain. not shown
I had exactly enough boards for everything.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 08-07-2007 09:50 PM

REally good work, John. I think the nine years improved the material.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#2 posted 08-08-2007 12:15 AM

Thanks Thos. Angle
The boards have a greenish blue pastel colour to them. They look pretty good .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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pat sherman

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#3 posted 08-08-2007 01:47 AM

wow, nice projects. you can come built me something anytime.

-- pat,ohio...

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#4 posted 08-08-2007 02:19 AM

Thank you Pat
I hate to waste good wood. lol

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#5 posted 08-08-2007 08:38 PM

what goes around, comes around .. and back to the creator they come.
These are great!!! Well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 08-08-2007 10:29 PM

Thanks again Ms Debbie

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#7 posted 08-08-2007 10:31 PM

Super use of used fencing! I like it!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#8 posted 08-09-2007 05:24 AM

Super reuse of wood. Outstanding work shown. Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#9 posted 08-09-2007 05:47 AM

This is a great set of projects. I am always attracted to using recycled lumber and it has its own unique charter and in your case fun bragging rights. Good work!

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#10 posted 08-09-2007 01:16 PM

Thanks again everyone.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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