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Lumber Storage Cart... NOW FULL FOR $50!

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Project by MrBagel posted 04-29-2013 03:50 AM 2049 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hey All,

I posted my lumber storage cart project a couple of weeks ago and was really happy that I had so many comments and views.

I thought I’d follow that project up with an excellent purchase of lumber scraps from a local hardwood supplier. I was able to fill my cart (sans plywood of course on the back side of the cart) with a healthy supply of Walnut, cherry, maple, padauk and a little jatoba. What’s better is that ALL of the hardwood materials you see in the photo cost me $50!

Time to make lots of cutting boards and tea light holders with my kids! I’ll probably find some excellent pen blank scraps in here too!

If you’re looking for cheap scrap materials, go to a lumber supplier and ask them if they have scrap cut offs they are planning on throwing away. I was really amazed with the material spread.

More project photos will be coming soon now.

-- Just remember... Keep your stick on the ice! - Red Green





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kdc68

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#1 posted 04-29-2013 10:44 AM

Nicely done…

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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stefang

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#2 posted 04-29-2013 12:44 PM

Now that the cart is full, where will you put your new cutoffs?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 04-29-2013 01:45 PM

Great job and idea. I really need to clean my scraps up and organize my cart. Look fwd to seeing your projects!

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

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eddie

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#4 posted 04-29-2013 02:49 PM

like that and am working on one ,great job

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#5 posted 04-29-2013 08:09 PM

SCORE!!!!

-- Tony, Colorado, tonybrews@comcast.net

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Chad256

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#6 posted 05-01-2013 04:12 PM

Nice find! I was a a local lumber yard the other day and found a bin of cherry that was not all perfect and ended up buying about 65 bdft of cherry for $30. Still have yet to use it but I will find a home for it someday.

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks

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