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What to do???

by jbt308
posted 12-18-2018 09:44 PM


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John Smith

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#1 posted 12-18-2018 10:15 PM

for the boards that do not have the openings,
bat houses, wood duck boxes, bird houses,
all kinds of really neat outdoor stuff.
for the pecky boards, there is a demand for just what they are.
wall decoration or wainscoting for bars, etc.

I planed down some cypress to 1/4” thick to veneer
the plywood transom on my aluminum boat.

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#2 posted 12-18-2018 10:19 PM

Sounds like it would be beautiful as a wall covering in another house. If it is like I imagine, it would bring a good price on Craigslist for that purpose. That is a lot of material to make boxes or veneer out of all of it..

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#3 posted 12-18-2018 10:37 PM

You can always laminate it to make thicker boards for outdoor furniture, etc.

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#4 posted 12-19-2018 04:56 AM

All good suggestions, thank you!

I’d love to put it up as wall covering! The only problem is that it takes so long to saw that particleboard from the cypress(unless I just repurpose it as is). I think relaming for projects may be the way to go.

Thanks again all!

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#5 posted 12-21-2018 04:38 AM

Cypress is so resistant to weathering I wonder how it would do to submerge it until the particle board gave up in the water. Other than that it sounds like a resaw job and cleanup with an old set of blades in a planer.

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