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Forum topic by Bruce Lemler posted 09-23-2015 03:24 AM 655 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bruce Lemler

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09-23-2015 03:24 AM

I have been following lumberjocks posting for 1 year. It has inspired me to pick up a childhood hobby. Moving from Manhattan NY to Sparta NJ has inspired me to go around a collect all this amazing reclaimed wood from old houses barns. Local business are throwing away Wood Pallets. This has been a real find. oak, maple, pine , cedar pallets. I get for FREE!!!

I break the pallets down take all the nails out after Planed down the pallet boards to half inch thickness with my new Dewalt DW734 Heavy-Duty 12-1/2’’ Thickness Planer with Three Knife Cutter-Head.

The Water Cooler made of Oak with a Dark Walnut finish from Minwax turned out great. It is my first posting. Looking for advice from you lumberjocks. This is a fun exciting new venture.

Made my first sale in my new wood business.

-- Packernation2016

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#1 posted 09-23-2015 02:35 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Sounds like you have access to some nice reclaimed wood.

You gotta post that cooler as a project, so we can all see it.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 09-23-2015 04:29 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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