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Forum topic by nate22 posted 10-30-2010 04:34 PM 753 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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nate22

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10-30-2010 04:34 PM

I was cleaning out my shop the other day and I got a lot of scrape lumber. I was just seeing if you guys have any good ideas to use it on stuff. I used some of it to make a clamp rack but that didn’t even put a dent in it. What other things could I make that would be useful in the shop.

-- Gracie's wooden signs. Middlebury, In.


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GaryL

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#1 posted 10-30-2010 04:39 PM

Show some pics of your shop and maybe some ideas can be had. Of course the list of shop furniture, jigs, fixtures, handmade accessories, etc. could be endless.
Show a photo of your scraps too, so we have an idea what you have to work with.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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Lee Barker

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#2 posted 10-30-2010 04:49 PM

Anything with drawers in it is good exercise.

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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Manitario

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#3 posted 10-30-2010 05:06 PM

Make a fire…

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#4 posted 10-30-2010 05:25 PM

Smoke meat and fish

-- Bert

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#5 posted 10-30-2010 05:25 PM

Hey Canadian- you sounding a bit like Jack London. ;)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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Dennisgrosen

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#6 posted 10-30-2010 05:27 PM

first
there is a lot of small projects shown on the projectpages

second
little depending on what kind of scrapwood you have then you shuold look
at the tecnic and idea behind this piece
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/39186

and then there is the possibillity of making endgrain cutting boards :-)
use it to veneer pictures, small scrollprojects

Dennis

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#7 posted 10-31-2010 04:35 AM

Nate check out wood working project.com. or Woodworking online. There are tons of ideas there

-- Walt Wilmington Delaware, http://waltlumley@yahoo.com

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