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Forum topic by nate22 posted 1389 days ago 723 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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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.

-- K & N Furniture Middlebury, In.

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#1 posted 1389 days ago

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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#2 posted 1389 days ago

Anything with drawers in it is good exercise.

-- " 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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#3 posted 1389 days ago

Make a fire…

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

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#4 posted 1389 days ago

Smoke meat and fish

-- Bert

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#5 posted 1389 days ago

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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#6 posted 1389 days ago

there is a lot of small projects shown on the projectpages

little depending on what kind of scrapwood you have then you shuold look
at the tecnic and idea behind this piece

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


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#7 posted 1389 days ago

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

-- Walt Wilmington Delaware,

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