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RECYCLED 50 YEARS AGO

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Project by kiefer posted 651 days ago 2061 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I forgot about this little container I made 50 years ago from a oak pit plank that was being discarded by a local repair shop and a used scrap piston from my fathers car .
I put my pocket change in this every day and it just there but never thought of posting this old and my first recycle project .
I turned this on a metalworking lathe with a four jaw chuck and some tools I made myself .

-- Kiefer 松





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 651 days ago

Very Very COOL! Being over 60 I still have my first wood project that I made when I was 8.
I am glad you have kept and use your memento/project from the past.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 651 days ago

I like it. Very cool.

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

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 651 days ago

Nice work from the past. You have had this a long time.

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

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SPalm

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#4 posted 651 days ago

Nice.
I find things I did a long time ago too. My how time does fly.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Kevin

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#5 posted 651 days ago

Wow thats cool.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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Roger

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#6 posted 651 days ago

Very nifty

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Cozmo35

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#7 posted 651 days ago

Something from nothing is always the best.

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

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 651 days ago

super work and good recycling too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 650 days ago

Pit plank. Oil finish then, I guess? Cool project, and great that you still have it all these years hence.
I am glad however that the funky lamp and circle/post puzzle game I made in seventh grade shop have disappeared into the fog of history. They were pretty ghastly.
Still have the centerpunch and chisel holder from metal shop though.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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mafe

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#10 posted 649 days ago

Wonderful.
And a friend for years.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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kiefer

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#11 posted 648 days ago

Thanks Jocks
Yes it is nice to remenis about the days and projects of days gone by and we should stand back from time to time and appreciate the past projects and what we have learned .
Kindlingmaker : Appreciate your thoughts .
Ken :Thanks
Jay: Yes a long time
Steve: Time does fly,as we get older more so.
Kevin : Thanks I still love it.
Roger: Nifty from the old days .
Cozmo : I agree .
Jim: Thank you ,I love recycling just did’n know back then .
Douglas : cleaned the plank and got rid of of the saturation ,the finish I used is a mystery .
Keep good care of your memories they are very importend to you!
Mads : A good friend I can trust with my money .LOL

-- Kiefer 松

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