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PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:40 am 
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I think most people would just throw this piece out... But imo, this piece is way too valuable to throw out. The grain is too perfect.

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It's redwood that used to be part of a wall. I save shorts like this for making plugs and such.. or for spacers, or whatever... I could even make a 2" long dowel out of this, in about two minutes with a utility knife.

When the grain is that perfect, I just can't throw it away.. Maybe I should seek help 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:32 am 
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Jim2 wrote:
I think most people would just throw this piece out... But imo, this piece is way too valuable to throw out. The grain is too perfect.

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It's redwood that used to be part of a wall. I save shorts like this for making plugs and such.. or for spacers, or whatever... I could even make a 2" long dowel out of this, in about two minutes with a utility knife.

When the grain is that perfect, I just can't throw it away.. Maybe I should seek help 8)


That's not so bad. I have jars full of sawdust from at least 1/2 dozen species that I save for fixing minor surface flaws. :D

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:51 pm 
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Gene wrote:
That's not so bad. I have jars full of sawdust from at least 1/2 dozen species that I save for fixing minor surface flaws. :D


Thank you! Now I can tell the bride I'm not the only one. She has been giving me grief about my sawdust stash for years.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 5:53 pm 
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heheheheh, thanks you guys, I feel better now :D


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:16 pm 
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One whole corner of the shop is dedicated to storing stuff like this. I pity whoever inherits my 'estate'.

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