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Blog entry by trucker12349 posted 12-06-2008 12:16 AM 634 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While on my weekly trash run to the transfer station I came across a perfectly good pair of work bench legs and an old solid core door. With these and a couple of 2×4s and a few bolts I now have a sturdy bench to hold all my material and get it off the floor.

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#1 posted 12-06-2008 01:09 AM

Great find Trucker. What is one man’s trash is another’s treasure.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#2 posted 12-06-2008 03:57 AM

Nice Score!!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 12-06-2008 04:24 AM

I’ve got an identical pair of those legs that are held together by 2×6s. Makes for a mighty fine all around project bench. I need to do some cross bracing if I want to do any planing on it. I have toted those legs through 6 moves and 4 tops since 1969. As Lew said Nice Score!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#4 posted 12-06-2008 07:05 AM

Very nice. I think you’re having waay too much fun! Did you know that Sir Paul McCarthy’s favorite pasttime is dumpster diving? He likes scouting the neighborhood for usable items thrown out for trash.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#5 posted 12-06-2008 01:11 PM

That is a great save!

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