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Project by woodism posted 10-29-2010 08:24 AM 3217 views 11 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yup,,, that’s what she said. I saw an opportunity to have a little fun with all our leftover sawn veneers and the little blocks that you just have to do something with. Koa and wenge. 52 h x 60×20.

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#1 posted 10-29-2010 08:29 AM

Great work, That is defiantly a great way to use up leftovers….

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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#2 posted 10-29-2010 08:39 AM

like it , like it , like it !
and a great idea :—))
one of those that will be remembered to the future
thankĀ“s for sharing it


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#3 posted 10-29-2010 09:22 AM

This is great and will be a focus point in any room. Can’t believe it is leftovers.

-- Hannes, Cape Town, South Africa

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#4 posted 10-29-2010 09:59 AM

This is a wonderful way to use up “leftovers”. Beautifully done. Very creative

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 10-29-2010 10:13 AM

That is great.

Do you have a picture of it open?


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#6 posted 10-29-2010 11:04 AM

Leftovers furniture looks very good and a very good idea.


-- Adi,Transilvanya

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#7 posted 10-29-2010 12:53 PM

Very imaginative. Looks beautiful!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#8 posted 10-29-2010 01:11 PM

Well, that’s a neat approach to recycling! As an old master carpenter I knew used to say. “There’s no such thing as scrap wood, just little good pieces.” Very nice piece!

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog:

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#9 posted 10-29-2010 01:43 PM

Very nice piece indeed. Great use of the leftovers.

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#10 posted 10-29-2010 01:45 PM

So, did the work make her smile, and did she buy it?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#11 posted 10-29-2010 01:52 PM

What a very cool and eye catching piece. I really like the overall feel of this one. Very inspiring Woodism!

Thanks for sharing….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#12 posted 10-29-2010 02:13 PM

Waste not – want not. Great piece of work with the leftovers!

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK,

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#13 posted 10-29-2010 02:23 PM

I’d say that’s real unusual. If I had it I’d sure be smiling.

-- 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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#14 posted 10-29-2010 02:30 PM

Beautiful piece of woodworking. Reminds me of Autumn leaves. Terrific job.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#15 posted 10-29-2010 02:31 PM

My scrap pile dosent look like THAT!
Very nice
Now I have to go look at that scape pile again

-- Doug...

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