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Project by smoke posted 02-22-2010 02:41 AM 2334 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box came about from not wanting to throw away or burn scrap wood. Each square is 9×9 out of red oak set on top of another square at a 45 degrees. So don’t get rid of your scraps, something can be done with them.

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#1 posted 02-22-2010 03:10 AM

neat idea

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#2 posted 02-22-2010 03:12 AM

Wow, that is really creative! I am with you on not throwing anything away; it has to be pretty small or oddly shaped for me to want to get rid of it. On a completely unrelated note I really need to come up with a way to store all these pieces of wood that are around me!


-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#3 posted 02-22-2010 04:02 AM

I love it. I have two huge boxes of scrap and have not paid for wood in weeks. Great Idea.

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#4 posted 02-22-2010 04:39 AM

That is pretty cool looking. I am currently working on projects in the shop to use up a loto of scrap. I love this use however.

Welcome aboard, can’t wait to see some other projects.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 02-22-2010 04:45 AM

Cool Trick !

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#6 posted 02-22-2010 08:35 AM

interesting idea…

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#7 posted 02-22-2010 02:07 PM

This is a pretty unique box and it is a good way to use up those scrap pieces that we just can’t bear to toss.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 02-22-2010 08:00 PM

cool idea

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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