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Project by barecycles posted 01-30-2012 04:46 PM 4386 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I scavenged some OSB from a jobsite that was destined for the landfill and made another lumber cart to store some of my leftover construction grade wood. There is a lot of home building going on around my neighborhood and I’m amazed at some of the things being thrown away. I always ask before I take anything but the crews are happy to get rid of it.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 01-30-2012 05:11 PM

Great save & build!!! I like to see items destined for the landfill put to good (great) use.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 01-30-2012 05:29 PM

Good idea ,scrap to save scrap.Well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-30-2012 06:03 PM

Nice both on cart and building it green.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-30-2012 07:14 PM

Nice salvage.
The price is “JUST RIGHT TOO ”
Keep salvaging, keep posting !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#5 posted 01-30-2012 09:19 PM

I really need to build something like that, I have lumber gathering up all around my shop. I like it.

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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#6 posted 01-30-2012 11:20 PM

Man I really need to make something like that as well. My wood is just piled up in the corner now which is a mess.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#7 posted 01-30-2012 11:36 PM

I have one very similiar in my shop. It works great. Well done.

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#8 posted 01-30-2012 11:40 PM

FYI to anyone interested. This came out of my “The Complete Table Saw Book” ISBN 1-890621-66-8. The only thing in the plan I did not include is a clamp holder on one end of the cart which is closed. I left both ends open since I’ve got my clamps hanging elsewhere.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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#9 posted 01-31-2012 12:01 AM

This plan also lokos very close to the one in a book I have as well, “The complete book of woodworking”. I want and need one of these badly. I think I might start scavenging the local houses being put up in my neighborhood and asking for some scraps for this, thanks for the idea.

-- Grant - N Dakota

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