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Blog entry by cpt_hammer posted 12-29-2007 09:29 PM 1151 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I received from a good friend of mine several pieces of 4” x 1/2” x 4’ long Apsen boards. I have about 6 boards of the stuff and 1 piece of red oak about the same size. I was wondering if Aspen would be a good wood for kitchen cabinet drawers to hold pots and pans and such? I was thinking also about making a drawer organizer for the silverware. Any suggestions?

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#1 posted 12-30-2007 01:10 AM

I think aspen might be good for that. It is a soft wood and has a tendancy to be fuzzy after a cut or an attempt at routing. I don’t like the way it takes stain. But it is strong enough for a drawer.

What did you plan on using on the bottom? Something like 1/2” ply for the pots and pans?

I believe the drawer organizer would be a good use to.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#2 posted 12-30-2007 04:24 AM

Should be great that way.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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