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Project by JustplaneJeff posted 05-19-2013 11:43 PM 1348 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made this wall of different types of wood to help in identifaction, and see what type of wood work well together on different projects. Pieces can easily be removed shuffeled around and replaced. Also left some room to add new ones. I try to keep most of the woods on the wall in stock, and not display any not readily avaliable in my area.

-- JustplaneJeff





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AandCstyle

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#1 posted 05-20-2013 12:27 AM

That is a nice idea for a commercial shop.

-- Art

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 05-20-2013 12:41 AM

Great idea with interchangeable pieces. Something everyone could use right in front of them.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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DouginVa

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#3 posted 05-20-2013 01:21 AM

Ditto to what AandCstyle says…...very good idea. Beats having scraps lying around stained with different shades and finishes, then trying to find any notes you made on the wood….that’s if you can even find your samples., etc.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#4 posted 05-20-2013 01:41 AM

Great idea and it really adds to the shop’s overall look.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#5 posted 05-20-2013 10:35 AM

Very nice!!

-- Marty from MinneSNOWta

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#6 posted 05-20-2013 04:48 PM

Thats fun

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#7 posted 05-22-2013 03:23 AM

Jeff,

What a wonderful idea! It really makes for a professional-looking shop. Thanks for sharing your idea.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#8 posted 05-22-2013 09:09 PM

Brilliant idea! It also makes the shop have different looks and colors, must be fun to shuffle the wood pieces and get the best combination.

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woodchuckerNJ

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#9 posted 04-11-2014 03:09 AM

What a great idea.
Damn nice.

How’d you mark the wood type on the planks.. sharpie or engraved with a router or engraving pen?

-- Jeff NJ

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