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schuft

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#1 posted 792 days ago

Decorative shelves
Wall clocks
Small boxes
Surfboards for pets? ;)

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 792 days ago

How about this….cut a 36’’ square of same thickness outta something and attach 1 of those to each side. You would then have a table and you could also put hinges on 2 or all 4 sides to have a drop leaf table. I think you could have a lot of ideas to use these for.

You could also use them as “legs” on a table too. Or as “rockers” on a chair/rocking horse and …..........

Go for it….there are all kinds of possiblilities.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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waho6o9

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#3 posted 792 days ago

Make footballs with different designs, logos, names, etc.

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Vincent wood works

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#4 posted 792 days ago

I wish I could come up with one

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 792 days ago

Ad a square in the middle and make a table top.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Wes Giesbrecht

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#6 posted 792 days ago

Small half-round occasional tables with a bottom shelf.
3 legs, one in front and 2 on the back.
Legs would be maybe 2” wide with a rebate for the top and a dado for a bottom shelf.
Or you could dado for the top as well to make it more sturdy and leave an inch protruding on top.

-- Wes Giesbrecht http://www.wesgiesbrecht.com/index.htm

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woodshaver

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#7 posted 792 days ago

Vincent,
Sorry to hear you lost your job. From the looks of your one car garage work shop I can tell your have many tools maybe enough to start a one man handyman business taking on small jobs to get you by until you can get permanent work. I did it once and I made some good money. Everyone need something fixed.

Now about that wood you need ideas for. You don’t need to make anything just yet. I would just cut it into useable sizes and store it until you need some wood for a project. It’s nice to have an assortment of wood in stock when you need some.

Hope things get better for you!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Martyroc

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#8 posted 792 days ago

I agree with Woodshaver, store it until you need some wood for a project, if you think too much on what you should do with it, and produce something just to use it you will end up wanting that wood for a better idea later, been there done that. You could always send them to me, I will give them a great home.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#9 posted 792 days ago

Do you have a HUGE biscuit jointer? Looks like a big biscuit…
I always save wood pieces and when I least expect it an idea for their use comes up.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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Vincent wood works

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#10 posted 791 days ago

I have had them for about 4 years now I look at them for a few hours trying to come up with something but nothing as yet.. it drives me crazy

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woodshaver

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#11 posted 791 days ago

“4 years” I’ve done that before, So now I just cut it up into board for future use.

I once made a bunch of little toy trucks to give away to the kids in the neighborhood with a bunch of scraps I had kicking around the shop. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/15591

I hate putting good wood in the trash.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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grosa

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#12 posted 791 days ago

Invest in a scroll saw ($150) Invest in a scroll saw pattern book ($15) Practice cutting and making 3d pieces (priceless).

-- Have a great day.

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jerrells

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#13 posted 791 days ago

All ideas seems great. I think I forst of all like the shelves idea best. However being a scrollsawer the really hits home to me however there is an investment. Think of the thing you like best and try a project like that.

YES I also retired because of work issues. Work a little part time right now. You can do this and make very useful projects from these.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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gemil

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#14 posted 791 days ago

Paint like a football, put pegs on it for coat rack and put in kids rooms

-- Gerald, Lewisville, NC

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getlostinwood

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#15 posted 791 days ago

Skimboards – Link

-- The basis for optimism is shear terror

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