off-cutt boxes and things

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Project by Tokolosi posted 09-02-2013 10:57 PM 1956 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have not had much shop time lately. I have been busy training for several events this summer that kicked off with something called a Goruck Challenge in July. It was almost 14 hours of, uhm, good living. Google it. I have three more big races before the end of the year so most of my free time is spent running or working out. While I haven’t been getting to making much sawdust I have shed 25 pounds ;-)

But I am an addict so I have been working on some small projects. Including cleaning out the off-cut bin. I made these three trinket boxes and coasters from laminates of strips of off-cuts. Lots of fun to make. Especially since I don’t have to buy wood. Finished with BLO and poly.


PS. For some reason my new tablet won’t allow me to rotate pictures. Stupid”smart” electronics is not so smart after all.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#1 posted 09-02-2013 11:02 PM

Very nice work. Love the woods you saved! and good luck on the Challenge.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 09-02-2013 11:13 PM

Always fun to create projects from “free” wood scraps. Nice use of wood. Good luck in your upcoming races and the weight loss is an added bonus.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 09-03-2013 12:24 PM

Ok, now how they stickin on the ceiling??

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#4 posted 09-06-2013 02:27 PM

They all look great. They have very nice colors and finish. Great work!

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#5 posted 12-22-2015 07:04 PM

the coasters are supa cool

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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