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Thingybob

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I’ve been recycling old small off cuts of chestnut worktop to make one big worktop, it started with quite a few glue ups like this.

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Some of the pieces can be seen at the back of the photo above, it took a few glue ups but eventually I got to 400mm then it went through the planer

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More glue ups & I was finally up to the 650 x 950 that I needed

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Now thats what i call recycling just think what would of been thier fate (fire) and think of the cost of a board that size
 

Garden Shed Projects

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I’ve been recycling old small off cuts of chestnut worktop to make one big worktop, it started with quite a few glue ups like this.

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Some of the pieces can be seen at the back of the photo above, it took a few glue ups but eventually I got to 400mm then it went through the planer

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More glue ups & I was finally up to the 650 x 950 that I needed

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Nice job 👍

That’s a lovely wall unit for your planes, particularly the drawers.
 

Stigmorgan

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So a few years ago the school roof was redone and I kept a couple of the old plastic roof light covers with the intent of using them as roof lights in a future summer house build, ive since decided against the extra work that would involve so they've been sat in my garden taking up space, at school we are putting the final touches to our allotment and garden area and I was asked to source some cold frames at which I had a light bulb moment, the rooflight covers will be perfect so this afternoon I cobbled together what wood I had lying around and made 2 cold frames, they are very very rough and will only ever win am award for ugliest woodwork but they will serve their purpose.
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NickDReed

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Tack room storage for my sister in law that me and my brother made. All old fascia my brother (roofer) removed from different jobs that was destined for the skip. The head I am reliably informed is parana pine. Looks a lot better than we thought it would to be fair.
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morqthana

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bookcase was pretty much made entirely from the offcuts from the previous jobs. Meaning I got to charge for this timber twice. Does that count as recycling?
It does when those clowns on Find It, Fix, It, Flog It repair/"upcyle" items and work out the profit by accounting as "zero-cost" all materials and finishes they already had "lying around" in the workshop.
 
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