Great Place to Find Free Woodworking Material - Free-Standing Cupboard Built With Free Materials

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Project by moonroc posted 05-25-2008 05:44 AM 5258 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a free-standing cupboard that I recently built using some nice white oak and black walnut. It was built using free material that I got from a flooring company that was moving and offered some remnants on the internet (for free). It did take a little more work glueing up and surfacing it to get the necessary widths to complete the cupboard, but it was well worth it. More details about the cupboard design and how you can find free woodworking materials in your area are available at my website.

-- Richard

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#1 posted 05-25-2008 12:21 PM

Wow, that’s nice, and a great price, too.

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#2 posted 05-25-2008 12:49 PM


This is a nice use of “scrap” materials. While I am sure it took more work to get material wide enough to work with the end result was well worth the effort and the price was right as well.

Very nice.

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#3 posted 05-25-2008 04:49 PM

Sweet little cupboard !!! PurpleHeart handle ?

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#4 posted 05-26-2008 03:48 AM

very nice work, like the mix woods

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#5 posted 05-26-2008 04:19 AM

Richard, the cabinet looks great. The woods really work well together.
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#6 posted 05-27-2008 06:10 AM

This is such a great cabinet! Nice job!

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#7 posted 10-11-2008 01:52 PM

Thanks for the helpful hints regarding the free stuff. Great job!

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#8 posted 11-13-2011 11:01 PM

nice unit……….not sure about the “green” cove

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