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So I just finished the project that brought me to Lumberjocks in the first place. The lumber cart originally posted by Jerry. I used the sketch up plans that bigdavef150 posted on the Sketchup warehouse https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model.html?id=u7bcebf6e-5281-4555-a33c-167bbd247334

I had a ton of cut offs and scrap from my roughly year and a half of woodworking that were getting out of control. I had a pile under our cellar stairs but my wife informed me she wanted that area to store Christmas stuff. I also had a big stack of random sheet goods that needed a better home too. This was my first project with my new to me craftsman 113 table saw that i got for $80 off of Facebook market. Really happy with how everything turned out, used 3/4 sanded pine plywood. I couldn’t see spending huge money on cabinet grade plywood. Now I need to get busy on some projects to use up some of this scrap!

-- If the women can't find you handsome they should at least find you handy.





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pottz

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#1 posted 10-25-2016 05:11 PM

great way to store the left overs and glad too see this place has already helped you out,youll find all the help and inspiration you need here,welcome.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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splintergroup

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#2 posted 10-25-2016 06:29 PM

Unfortunately using your scraps for projects makes even more scraps. It defies physics, but it’s true!
Have a good look at your cart, that is the most empty it will ever be….

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 10-25-2016 06:54 PM

This will make a nice lumber cart and is a nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Mean_Dean

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#4 posted 10-25-2016 08:46 PM

Well, this will certainly help to declutter your shop! Little boxes and other knick-knacks are great projects for your smaller scraps!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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BurlyBob

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#5 posted 10-25-2016 10:42 PM

Hi Tank that’s a good looking cut off cart. I built one similar although smaller a couple of years ago. It didn’t take long to out grow it. I’m betting you’ll out grow yours as well in no time like me.

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Tankerhoosen

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#6 posted 10-26-2016 04:14 PM

Its already full! Hah!


Hi Tank that s a good looking cut off cart. I built one similar although smaller a couple of years ago. It didn t take long to out grow it. I m betting you ll out grow yours as well in no time like me.

- BurlyBob


-- If the women can't find you handsome they should at least find you handy.

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Holt

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#7 posted 10-31-2016 12:22 PM

Is anyone actually happy with their lumber cart a year down the road? I was thrilled right after I loaded all my sheet goods and cut-offs onto it, but after that it was just a big, awkard, always in the way, and heavy to roll around nuisance.

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