Redwood cutoffs

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Project by Hybridwoodwork posted 531 days ago 762 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have such a hard time throwing away even the smallest scraps. These were drops from some puzzle blocks that a man ordered, just too cool to throw away! The little snail on top was a leftover piece of epoxy filler that I couldn’t let go of either…

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#1 posted 531 days ago

I had to learn to let go and throw away (space/organization issues). I used to cling to every chunk of hardwood bigger than my thumbnail as it was my last piece as I only had known pine. I since have discovered cheaper hardwood directly from sawmills instead of overpriced box store hardwood and have a little easier time tossing things.

Way to be resourceful! What are the dimensions?

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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#2 posted 531 days ago

Very cool. That’s an awesome idea for wall art!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#3 posted 531 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 531 days ago

Nice!!!! Great work and great save of small pieces!!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#5 posted 530 days ago

I like it.
Great job.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#6 posted 318 days ago

This so sounds like something I would do! hahaha Would make a great trivet. How big is it? By the way…what are ‘drops’?

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 318 days ago

It serves as a visual and tangible reminder of a project you did, but no longer have. Also a keepsake of those lovely pieces of redwood. There are definitely jobs where I wish I had taken more care with the scraps.

-- Hi. My name is bucket head and I'm a recovering framing carpenter.

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