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I guess I'm posting this in response to recent forums about dealing with "scraps" or "drop offs", as I call them. This is a little cart I built some years ago out of a magazine plan. It rolls around so I can keep it out of the way or store it where I want it. The bins in front are graduated from shortest to longest - top to bottom. The upright bins in back do the same, although you can see I just drop them in. This at least gives me some kind of idea as to what lengths, thicknesses, and wood types are available for small projects or pieces needed for projects. This really beats sorting through boxes or piles on the floor. Believe it or not, when the front bins are packed full, I throw them away. This is how I decide which ones to keep. Enough is enough! Then I immediately begin the refill. As always, bbqKing.

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I like to think that cutoffs are for the nicer woods, while scraps are the lesser woods. Though I also think that scraps mean the pieces too small to use for something else.
 

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Great project. But not big enough for all my scrap (future useful materials)
 

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Karson- You may want to look into railcars. LOL bbqKing.
 

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I like that idea. I will keep this in mind, I have been looking for ideas to deal with my scraps and this might do it. Thanks for the post.
 

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I would need to build two or more, I still find it hard to throw anything away. I do like the design to keep better organized.
 

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Looks like a great idea, and having it on wheels really does make sense!!!
 

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Good idea. We have one that has the opening on the top divided into 4 compartments for longer pieces of wood, but the smaller ones get lost, so the front shelf system would do better for this. The wheels are a definate MUST as this can get heavy and cumbersome quickly. Now I just need a larger basement workshop.
 

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King, I had to build a second shed for all the scraps & logs & now it is full. Back to square one. LOL.
 
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