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

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Project by moonroc posted 2240 days ago 4207 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 2240 days ago

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

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#2 posted 2240 days ago


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 2240 days ago

Sweet little cupboard !!! PurpleHeart handle ?

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#4 posted 2240 days ago

very nice work, like the mix woods

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#5 posted 2239 days ago

Richard, the cabinet looks great. The woods really work well together.
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#6 posted 2238 days ago

This is such a great cabinet! Nice job!

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#7 posted 2101 days ago

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

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#8 posted 973 days ago

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

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