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Project by AlexHarris posted 398 days ago 4152 views 43 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted this project over on YouTube back on Wednesday so apologies if you have seen it already. Anyways, here are some coasters which I made out of scrap wood, be sure to watch the video!

Also, here is the article: http://thiswoodwork.com/scrap-wood-coasters/

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-- Alex - http://www.thiswoodwork.com





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Marcus

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#1 posted 398 days ago

Nice work and very nice video. Im sure it will inspire a few others to do the same thing.

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#2 posted 398 days ago

Nice job Alex! Hadn’t watched the vid on YouTube yet, so I watched it here. I think the Mahogany banding really makes the coasters pop! Just shows what last minute changes can do for a project. Added to my favorites.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#3 posted 398 days ago

Awesome. Love it! Added to my to-do list.

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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#4 posted 398 days ago

Brilliant Alex! I knew there was a good reason for being a scrap wood horder. I will probably start on that this weekend!

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#5 posted 398 days ago

You’ve got really nice scraps!
How did you get the random look and not end up with spaces between some pieces?
I don’t see the lines that would come from laminating layers.

Seriously, they came out beautiful.

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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#6 posted 398 days ago

Alex, Great project. Really like the way they came out. Thanks for sharing.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 398 days ago

Well explained vid – good project Alex

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#8 posted 398 days ago

Great idea and a good way to use up scraps…video is great too, thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#9 posted 398 days ago

What a great idea and beautiful too. Thanks for sharing.

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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#10 posted 397 days ago

SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#11 posted 397 days ago

I love making small things. I like these ones!
I will post soon some I’ve made.

It’s on my fav list.

-- Bas, Holland

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#12 posted 397 days ago

Nice Job Alex. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#13 posted 396 days ago

Excellent project, brilliant presentation!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 395 days ago

Very nice save of good scraps Alex.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#15 posted 394 days ago

Very creative use of scraps. Great combo of random wood colors, very attractive coasters. Great work!

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