Category Archives: Recycled
When we installed siding over our log cabin, we had to cut off the exposed corners first. I did this with a chainsaw and ended up with about 100 chunks of solid fir. I’ve been saving them since then, for … Continue reading
I made a desk for a friend out of scrap pieces of wood a few weeks ago. I made one more for another friend who gave me an amazing piece of artwork she painted and had framed. I did a … Continue reading
I helped a friend make a bench as a wedding gift for her brother. We used narrow pieces of different wood scrap glued together. We used the hairpin legs we made a while back for the legs.
I made a desk out of scrap wood for a friend a few months ago and a few other friends have asked me if I could make them one. I made this one almost the same as the first one, … Continue reading
I got this old birdcage about two years ago and decided I needed a light for the guestroom/den so I whipped up this light out of it yesterday after work. I took the top off the cage and drilled the … Continue reading
I built this credenza out of scrap wood from my dad’s cabinet shop a few months ago. I got the idea for building all of this scrap-wood stuff from all of the off-fall material that we have accumulated at the … Continue reading
I first used these antique porcelain sinks as a water fountain in the house, but the maintenance and upkeep made me start thinking of my original plan for the sinks, as wall planters (you can see what the fountain did … Continue reading
This desk was inside my dad’s shop for years used as a drillpress stand. It had been badly mistreated; kicked around and drilled into multiple times. I pounded out most of the dents, painted it with yellow spraypaint, sanded the … Continue reading
Scrapwood vanity with drawers and sliding plexi and wood doors. Hand-made bathroom tissue roll holder. Scrapwood vanity upper with; flip-up door with a hand-made steel pull, hand-bent plexiglass under-light. Upper cabinets made from scrap materials.
Bench made from scrap wood pieces glued together with bent steel legs.