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#1 posted 02-18-2012 02:17 AM
Decorative shelvesWall clocksSmall boxesSurfboards for pets? ;)
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#2 posted 02-18-2012 02:20 AM
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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#3 posted 02-18-2012 02:33 AM
Make footballs with different designs, logos, names, etc.
#4 posted 02-18-2012 02:44 AM
I wish I could come up with one
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#5 posted 02-18-2012 02:47 AM
Ad a square in the middle and make a table top.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#6 posted 02-18-2012 03:39 AM
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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#7 posted 02-18-2012 04:14 AM
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 St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
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#8 posted 02-18-2012 04:40 AM
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.
Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist
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#9 posted 02-18-2012 05:46 AM
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.
-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work
#10 posted 02-18-2012 09:24 AM
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
#11 posted 02-18-2012 01:02 PM
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.
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#12 posted 02-18-2012 01:21 PM
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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#13 posted 02-18-2012 02:35 PM
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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#14 posted 02-18-2012 03:18 PM
Paint like a football, put pegs on it for coat rack and put in kids rooms
-- Gerald, Lewisville, NC
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#15 posted 02-18-2012 09:43 PM
Skimboards – Link
-- The basis for optimism is shear terror
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