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Jameshow

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I picked up approx 2sqm of 150x18mm of oak flooring maximum lengths 1m

Any idea what I can make from it..

Table top comes to mind or chest of drawers.

Cheers James
 

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I made some boxes about 10” x6” about 5” deep with rope handle loops through the ends, one for home tools and one for shoe cleaning kit, just lap jointed. Also a shop counter for a Charity shop.
Thing to note if glueing T&G together is that usually the top surfaces of the floorboards touch before the bottom edges so if not careful it won’t produce a flat board, as you cramp it up the board rises up. And of course the underside of the boards often have relieving grooves running along to help stop cupping. Ian
 

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Picture frames! Loads of em coz its an effing ripoff to get things framed at the framers
 

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Pretty much anything you want to lol, I was given an old oak floor a couple of years ago, made all sorts of small items including pens but wouldn't be hard to glue some strips together, I would probably take the tongue & groove off it if I was going to do that. I just wish they had taken a bit more care when they lifted it but having said that I guess it was free lol
 

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I made some small (approx 18" x 12") tables on 6" round wooden legs to take PC monitors as Xmas presents last year. Excellent. Legs were attached via 6mm threaded inserts. Then made another 3 as small tables to put cat food plates on. Remarkably strong items.
Cheers, Phil
 
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