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Couple of Cutting Boards I Have Sold/Given. My Daughter Claimed the one with the Green & Black Poplar Strips. Again Most wood Comes from Pallets.

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





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Raspar

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#1 posted 1644 days ago

Not bad at all for pallets…

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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patron

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#2 posted 1643 days ago

great re-cycle .
nice boards !

welcome to LJ’s .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dchip

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#3 posted 1643 days ago

I really like the green stripes. I’ve been looking for a good wood to achieve this look, and the closest I found was olivewood. I never thought of poplar, would it hold up well long-term?

-- Dan Chiappetta, NYC, http://www.9x7woodworks.com

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mtkate

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#4 posted 1643 days ago

I like the effect of the green poplar. It has that “outside in the summer on the patio” feel.

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Phil53

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#5 posted 1643 days ago

That looks great, but using pallets can be a dangerous thing around food because you don’t know what they have been used for (chemicals and such). After driving a truck I’ve seen them use the same pallets that you use for chemicals as they do for food. This stuff does soak into the wood.

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ZeroThreeQuarter

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#6 posted 1642 days ago

sadly Phil53 is right, i’d contemplating using pallets also for such a project and decided against it in the end. They do however make decent wood for Adirondack chairs if you can find good ones.

-- Your mind, much like a parachute, works best when open.

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1642 days ago

Cool woods well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Karson

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#8 posted 1640 days ago

Great looking board. I like the colored woods in Popular.

Have you seen my table. that I made from popular.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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richgreer

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#9 posted 1640 days ago

To Dchip – When I think of woods with a green color I think of Lignum Vitae first. However, as you may know, it is quite expensive and extremely hard. I’ve worked with Olive wood and I don’t recall a green tint. Maybe it was the pieces I got. If you really want green wood that is easy to work with and reasonably priced, I would opt for dying some wood.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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DaddyZ

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#10 posted 1640 days ago

Karson – Very Nice I have even seen some Purple looking striping in Poplar. Thanks Patron your work leaves one to Imagine all sorts of opportunities. As for chemicals in the wood. More are in the water, food, Air, we eat, drink, breathe. Dchip the green is usually not very Much.

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

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