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Project by ldl posted 10-26-2012 06:50 PM 1001 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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When I made the dominoes trays in my last project I used some tongue & grove cutoffs. I trimmed the groove side off even with the base of the groove leaving two thin pieces. I laid them on the workbench and today I started looking at them wondering what I could do with them. The though struck me make a trivet so here it is. I often use T&G cutoffs from when I paneled my house. I now have a use for these slender pieces which I used to throw away.

I hate to throw wood away. Underneath my miter saw table is full of small cutoffs which I use out of very often.

Once my brother came by and ask if I had an extra piece of wood he could use. I showed him a bucket of sawdust and told him that was my extra wood. He just laughed.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-26-2012 06:59 PM

Good job sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Silviu

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#2 posted 10-26-2012 09:27 PM

I like the trivet, I like the story.
I hate to throw wood away too. :)

-- Silviu, Romania, www.balansoare.com

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 10-27-2012 01:38 AM

I spend (waste?) a lot of time figuring what to make of my scraps. Ya did good here.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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ldl

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#4 posted 10-27-2012 12:14 PM

Thanks for the comments.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 10:29 PM

Great job on the re-use of the cut offs

-- Norman

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