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Upcycled Glass Lamps With Mason Jar

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There is another studio next door to me that is a glass blowing shop. Sometimes they will throw away their scrap colored glass, so I picked this stuff out of the dumpster. My first lamp made from aluminum & concrete, while being really cool and well received, had a few design flaws I wanted to address in version 2.0 (weight, …

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Reclaimed Wood & Plastic Medicine Cabinets

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Bathroom medicine cabinets made almost entirely from reclaimed materials. It’s a very unique design I came up with that has a small display window in the center and uses a weaved panel in the door. The H shaped pattern in the door run perpendicular to the shelves inside the cabinet. The main frame is made from salvaged pine which used …

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294 Piece Segmented Pepper Grinders

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These pepper grinders were built in collaboration with Pat Lap from the “Le Picbois” channel! The blanks are made from 12 segmented rings with 24 pieces each and capped with some mahogany pieces. The wood used is all reclaimed – poplar pallet wood and mahogany deck balusters. Pat turned these on his lathe and added the pepper grinder kit. Just …

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Coved Mirrors

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These mirrors were created from reclaimed pine paneling and reclaimed mahogany deck balusters. Each section was glued up and then the coves were cut at an angle on the table saw and glued up again into the panels. The mirrors were repurposed from the center pieces at my sisters wedding. Enjoy the build! Build Details Thanks for checking out this …

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Bathroom Storage & Litter Box (reclaimed/upcycled)

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This bathroom storage hamper and litter box is made almost entirely from reclaimed materials. The main frame is made from salvaged pine which used to live as wall paneling in a church on Cape Cod. The weaved panels are created from PVC sheet packing material that was pulled from the trash at a lumber yard and is formed to the …

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Cement USB Hub

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This is part of the USB Hub Challenge. Check out Giaco Whatever’s channel – this all started with his Cement USB Hub build on the Make Magazine channel. There was a lot of animosity in response to that video, so a bunch of us decided to get together and turn it into something positive. Be sure to check out the …

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Epoxy Wire & Wood Bowl

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This bowl is a wedding present for my sister and brother-in-law. The base of this bowl is made from spalted beech from a fallen branch off of a 120 year old beech tree. I had a busted ethernet cable that I ripped open and embedded in a two-part epoxy (he is an electrical engineer). The top segmented rings are made …

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Concrete & Upcycled Glass Lamps

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There is another studio next door to me that is a glass blowing shop. Sometimes they will throw away their scrap colored glass, so that’s how I was able to find this stuff in the dumpster. The lighting used is an RGB LED flood light. See the link below for the product I used. Both of these are able to …

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Reclaimed (pallet wood/mahogany) Segmented Bowl

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This is a wedding present for my cousin in-law and my cousin in-law-in-law(?). Materials for this project were all reclaimed (except of course epoxy/finish). The lighter wood is oak and poplar pallet wood and the darker wood is mahogany that came from deck balusters I rescued from the trash. Even the yellow plastic used for Mickey and Minnie Mouse was …

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Pallet Wood Workbenches

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These workbenches were made 100% from pallet wood. The tops are 36″ x 40″ x 2″ thick, all laminated from pallet slats. The main frame is fabricated from 3.5″ x 2.5″ pallet timbers and 1.5″ thick pallet slats, all from a super heavy duty pallet. The casters are locking 4″ casters. Everything is fastened from the underside, or the inside …

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French Cleat Shop Storage Wall & Loft

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In my shop there is a small area I share with other tenants with some food storage and a fridge and microwave, so I decided to close it off to keep the dust out and add a bunch of wall and loft storage space. The frame is all 2×4 construction, fastened together with 3″ deck screws (because I had an …

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DIRESTA Ice Pick Shadow Box

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A tribute to the one and only Jimmy Diresta: Maker Extraordinaire. I felt the casting was missing the typical Diresta flare, therefore I transformed him into an ice pick…it’s what he would have wanted. Box is made from a reclaimed oak door frame. Aluminum dowels hold on the front of the box with nothing but friction. The block is made …

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Oval Shot Glass Cabinet

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The oval shot glass cabinet is about 4 feet tall and holds a little over 100 glasses – made almost entirely from reclaimed materials. The main frame is made from bendy plywood with an oak veneer on the exterior. Backing is milled shiplap pine boards reclaimed from a church renovation. Shelves are made from pallet slats. Door is made from …

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Rhett & Link Inlaid End Grain Cutting Board

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End grain cutting board made from reclaimed white pine with black walnut inlay. This pine comes from some salvaged paneling in a church renovation. The cutting board features the logo of internetainers Rhett & Link – known for their comedy music videos, local commercials, and GMM (Good Mythical Morning) daily show. They are both big fans of wooden creations which …

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Sarah’s “S” Cat House

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Stay tuned until the end for the cat “love triangle”…someone has a crush on Spike. “S” is for our cat Sarah – her new cat house is lined on the inside and outside with recycled carpet and finish with a cladding of pallet wood. It took her a little while to get used to the house but she seems to …

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Custom Wall Mounted Coat Hanger

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This custom coat hanger was made to wrap around two walls at the entry door of the house. It holds 4 double coat hooks and the thick trim piece at the top offers storage for small objects. The coved trim piece is a cool thing to make and it offers a really nice look a wide range of applications.

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Wooden Mailbox

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This mailbox was made completely from recycled materials. The main frame is pine boards taken out of an old church, the roof and sides are a mix of pallet wood, a birch branch, and oak scraps, and the door hardware came from some thrifty trash picking! I was winging it from the start of the project with no plans of …

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Mahogany GoPro Camera Pole

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GoPro camera pole turned from a single piece of mahogany with grip made from 550 Paracord. The paracord adds a very comfortable grip but is also great for emergency situations – 24ft total on the handle.

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LED Lighted Logo Display

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This is a logo display board lit with an LED light strip. The entire project is made from leftover/recycled wood – the main backdrop is made from a bunch of ripped down mahogany balusters, the main frame is made from an oak door frame, and the front frame was made from pallet boards. Each on of the letters was cut …

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Simple Floating Display Shelves

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Display shelves made to hold an antique wood plane/tool collection. These shelves are simply made from a left over oak door frame. Each one of the shelves is supported by a couple of small aluminum angles that hide in a grove on the back of the shelves.

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Hockey Themed Paper Towel Holder

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A hockey themed paper towel holder made from pieces of real game used hockey sticks and hockey pucks. I got an order for one so I decided to make a batch of them. How can you go wrong with a hockey theme?! A Jackman Carpentry signature design.

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Wood Toilet Tank Cover

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Good morning Jackman Carpentry fans. Jackman Carpentry is now on YouTube! I’ll be posting videos periodically so you can see what is going on in the JCarp shop. See my first build video below for the Wood Toilet Tank Cover. Enjoy!

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Plastic Bag Box

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Not many people hate those stupid little plastic grocery bags more than me, but they do come in handy at times. You’ve got to have a place to store them.

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Canoe Paddle

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Hand carved canoe paddle with strips of oak and spar urathane clear coat for all of the beating it’s going to be taking outside!