LumberJocks

Clipboard made from old bleachers

  • Advertise with us
Project by timzavacki posted 11-01-2016 01:08 AM 435 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Clipboard made from old bleachers

This past summer (2016) the competition gym at my school was removing the old bleachers that were installed in the 1980’s. They were to be replaced with molded plastic ones. I asked and received permission to obtain the old stock for usage in my woodshop classes. I was able to reclaim and store 75% of the softwood (Southern Yellow Pine—-I think) in my shop storage room at school. As a gift for the boys and girls basketball coaches, I made them each a clipboard. Only one is shown since they were both identical. The finish is Hillyard Gym Floor finish. That stuff is extra glossy and really durable.

-- "A good craftsman can hide their mistakes."





3 comments so far

View TTF's profile

TTF

154 posts in 2642 days


#1 posted 11-02-2016 02:51 AM

Pretty wood.

-- Troy | http://tf-workshop.com | The more I see nature, the more I am amazed at the Creator. - Louis Pasteur

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

9153 posts in 2332 days


#2 posted 11-02-2016 05:52 PM

I was interested in this project when I saw it on one you tube video. I only had doubts about bending this plate over time. I soppose if it is thick enough it is secure for bending, but again not to thick. How thick are your board?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View timzavacki's profile

timzavacki

47 posts in 624 days


#3 posted 11-03-2016 12:58 PM

5/16” seems to be a nice thickness

-- "A good craftsman can hide their mistakes."

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com