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Pallet Wood End Grain Coasters

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100% reclaimed wood coasters made from the finest of hardwood pallet wood! Each coaster holds a random pattern of spanish cedar, white oak, ask, red oak, pine, alder, elm, poplar, maple, and birch. The end grain orientation of the coasters shows off the amazing beauty of the grain in all the different species of wood. Created with a painstaking process …

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Building “A Christmas Story” Leg Lamp (the MANLY version)

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This leg is an exact full scale model of my own leg. The leg and base are made from maple butcher block scraps from previous projects. The lamp shade is welded from scrap lengths of rebar and wrapped in pleather attached using paracord that looks like Carolina’s boot laces. The boot is attached using a threaded brass lamp rod through …

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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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Mountain Silhouette

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This mountain silhouette is made from a single board of rough cut 2×16 lumber, cut in half and joined on the edge. The wood is a piece that I recently acquired which actually used to belong to my great grandfather. I created a silhouette of a combination of 4 different mountain ranges – the White Mountains in NH, the Berkshires …