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Forum topic by Diggerjacks posted 01-03-2014 07:15 PM 1077 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-03-2014 07:15 PM


What is the better project you have done with scraps wood ?

Scraps wood you want to put in the trash but you say : ” No I have an idea ….”

Pictures welcome

Have a nice day

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#1 posted 01-03-2014 07:28 PM

Small router plane, file handles, marking gauge, decorative inlays just to name few.

-- Nicky

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#2 posted 01-03-2014 07:49 PM


-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#3 posted 01-03-2014 07:56 PM

Go surf the Meisel Hardware siteā€¦..they have a lot of patterns for sale but I’ve gotten a lot of good ideas from them.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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#4 posted 01-03-2014 09:18 PM

Is there any other kind of wood? :)

A friend of mine, who’s the owner of a cabinet shop, collects hardwood at auctions and estate sales. Most of the stuff has been sitting in barns for twenty years, and it’s gorgeous old-growth cherry, walnut, sassafras, oak, hickory, ash, etc. He then resells it to pick up a couple extra bucks. The five percent of his constantly-changing inventory that’s a little funky goes on “John’s pile”. It’s free to me, and because I primarily do small projects, that’s just about the only wood I’ve ever used.

One man’s junk …

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#5 posted 01-04-2014 02:04 AM

Cosmo is the winner so far!

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#6 posted 01-04-2014 02:16 AM

Random cutting board.

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-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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#7 posted 01-04-2014 02:30 AM

11 inches is the max length on these cookbook holders…some 6 1/2 inches wide, others 8. All were scavenged from the cutoff pile that was destined for the trash pickup. I ripped and glued em up, planed some of them down…stained some but not all. Maple, red oak, poplar and walnut.

Made for nice gifts this year.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#8 posted 01-05-2014 06:48 PM

First, what do you mean by scrap wood? I’ve heard urban legends about the stuff, but no one has offered solid proof such exists, the proof of which may be seen by the foregoing photos.

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