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Forum topic by jsaun posted 12-28-2009 09:12 AM 1103 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jsaun

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12-28-2009 09:12 AM

My company is renovating their offices, and are pulling up roughly 200,000 pieces of teak parquet flooring. We’d like to recycle the pieces into gifts for clients and staff… any ideas? Any suggestions are helpful- I’m in the brainstorming phase…

the pieces are very consistent in colour
sized:
4.5 in L x 3/4 in W x 1/2 in H

Thanks!


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#1 posted 12-29-2009 05:25 PM

Picture frames or letter holders?

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#2 posted 12-29-2009 05:39 PM

Maybe ring boxes.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#3 posted 12-29-2009 05:53 PM

Laminated with a nice contrasting wood, then spun on the lathe into pens?

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#4 posted 12-29-2009 05:54 PM

Anything. That is some beautiful wood, and there seems to be a lot of it. You could probably make book shelves for all of you cliets out of that much. your clients will be lucky no matter what.
with a lathe, you could make about 400,00 letter openers, and 250,000 pens.
Good luck.

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#5 posted 12-29-2009 05:56 PM

What kind of clients do you have? Maybe some business card holders. The pens are a good idea too.

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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