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Project by norwood posted 01-31-2010 02:16 AM 1816 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

through a friend of a friend I got the opportunity to go get some free wood. its old door fronts and shelves from a school, they were removed years ago and have been taking up space.
its mostly 3/4 two good side maple there are about 12 shelves and 20 ish doors after removing all the trim and hinges its all 18×25 and 18×30 clear old ply there was a sheat and a half of 3/4 birch no good side but its free so hey
there was also a 1×5x4` tiger maple slat that was from some old toy set that has gone by the wayside its a little rounded from kids kicking it around but its out of the trash and into the wood pile now I just need some ideas
The ply will be toy boxes and the rest will see
theres about 6 sheets of ply here just all in bits seams like an ok deal to me

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most





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#1 posted 01-31-2010 02:18 AM

Sounds like a perfect excuse to start a project.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#2 posted 01-31-2010 02:25 AM

thats awesome! cant wait to see what your gonna do with them

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#3 posted 01-31-2010 02:33 AM

Make a storage rack out of some of it and whatever is left store it. :)

-- http://www.furstwoodworks.com/

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#4 posted 01-31-2010 02:38 AM

thats a great idea

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#5 posted 01-31-2010 02:42 AM

FREE is the best kind of wood. Nice find

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#6 posted 01-31-2010 03:35 AM

Wish I had your luck. That is some great project wood and the best price.

-- AJJ, Eugene OR

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#7 posted 02-01-2010 05:09 AM

if it’s for free it’s for me!!!!!!!!

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#8 posted 02-01-2010 05:10 AM

Very nice wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 03-12-2010 12:14 AM

Say Norwood are these old 5 or 6 panel doors ? I have made furnture [cabinets, bookcase, table etc] by cutting the doors and using these ‘panels’ as the sides for a cabinet or bookcase. If you like I can post pictures of them to help explain them , just say the word.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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