Boxes from skids

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Project by TheBee posted 2241 days ago 1161 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

New to the site, always liked working with wood. Bought a used planer and found some skids. These boxes and about 40 more were the result. Found red and white oak also poplar. Had fun figuring out how to make hinges.

-- It is, what it is.

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#1 posted 2241 days ago

I like it

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#2 posted 2241 days ago

Wow. 40 boxes! That’s prolific. With handmade hinges no less. Very impressive.

-- Jason

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#3 posted 2241 days ago

Well done. The wood hinges look great.

-- Bob

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#4 posted 2241 days ago

Not all the boxes had hinges, but I made alot of bad hinges before I got them right. Thanks for your comments

-- It is, what it is.

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#5 posted 2241 days ago

Very nice, wow 40 boxes.

Looks like you got at least 1 skeleton (skull) in your closet there :).

Nice job.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#6 posted 2241 days ago

Very nice!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#7 posted 2240 days ago

Nice salvage job. Love the hinges.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 2240 days ago

Nice Hinges and boxes to boot!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 2126 days ago

You wouldn’t believe how many pallet boards that I have salvaged !!! They are a great source of thinner project wood and often highly figured !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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