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Project by Houtje posted 1584 days ago 2234 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I went to the local teakshop. They sell all kind of teak furniture.
And asked if the had some pieces left of furniture that was unusable.
And look were he came with.
A piece of a tabletop and some other pieces.
And this is all for free…..
That’s why I am so lucky!!!!





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David "Lucky Dawg" Brown

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#1 posted 1584 days ago

Nice grab!!!!

-- dumpster diver delux

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Knothead62

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#2 posted 1584 days ago

And they call me cheap! Good idea to save good wood from the dumpster and landfill. There is a store that has imported furniture made from mahogany, teak, etc. Will have to pay them a visit to see what they have in the unusable department. Thanks for the idea. My wife now knows why I slow down and look at stuff sitting curbside.

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Kate

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#3 posted 1584 days ago

wow, nice haul

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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nmkidd

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#4 posted 1584 days ago

Free is always good!!.......Nice haul

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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Cozmo35

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#5 posted 1584 days ago

“Nothing better than wood except free wood”!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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jm82435

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#6 posted 1584 days ago

Nice score.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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David "Lucky Dawg" Brown

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#7 posted 1584 days ago

Only way to go is free!
Theres free wood all around you if you take the time to look for it!
I get free stuff from cabinet shops and shutter manufactures job sites etc.
At the worst they will say no but 90% of the time i find they are glad to
get rid of it and its not going to waste. If anything you will make a new friend
and maybe they will know of a place you can get free or cheap wood!

-- dumpster diver delux

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Houtje

299 posts in 1606 days


#8 posted 1584 days ago

That’s why I allways look around me.
And if I see something I go there and ask.
No you have, Yes you can get. In a matter of speaking

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BritBoxmaker

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#9 posted 1584 days ago

Nice one. I find dumpster diving, where offices or houses are being being built or refurbished, is also good. In 1989 I was working opposite Buckingham Palace, in London and picked up a nice piece of Oak from one, not 500 yards from the palace gates!

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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NormG

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#10 posted 1584 days ago

Excellent gathering habit.

You just never know.

-- Norman

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Millo

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#11 posted 1584 days ago

Holy—nice score!

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spanky46

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#12 posted 1583 days ago

SWEET

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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TreeBones

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#13 posted 1551 days ago

Its more than luck. Ask and you shall receive. Great score.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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