Ceder box from old electric poles.

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Project by BrokenArrow posted 04-13-2016 01:35 AM 1155 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Friend of mine had some large electric poles sawn into boards. They looked good as rough sawn boards but had no idea they would turn out like this. Never know what you get until you run it through the planer. Made it for a suprise gift for his wife. Simple design, little bigger than I would of wanted, but that is what he wanted. Put a small maple slider in it for some color and added storage. Can’t complain for using some recycled lumber. Adds to the story.

-- To each his own.......

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#1 posted 04-13-2016 08:36 PM


-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 04-13-2016 08:54 PM

I suppose it no longer smells like creosote?

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#3 posted 04-13-2016 09:09 PM

These poles didn’t have any on them

-- To each his own.......

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#4 posted 04-15-2016 08:35 PM

These poles didn t have any on them

- BrokenArrow

Ah! I suppose the cedar didn’t need it. That makes those poles a nice source of lumber.

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#5 posted 04-30-2016 05:21 PM

I had no idea they made cedar poles.

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