Old Stool Gets a New Finish

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This old stool was languishing at a garage sale, unsold. Needless to say, Holly walked away with it for free and blogged about it’s transformation at McCall Manor.

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From Cabinets to Cutting Boards

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Jay is a woodworker who blogs at Jay’s Custom Creations. At his day job, he was working on a kitchen remodel and the homeowners wanted him to get rid of the old cabinets. No one responded to the ad he put on Craigslist for free cabinets, so Jay had a few cabinets on his hands.

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Back to School Blocks

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At Organized 31, Susan was inspired to make a cute decoration to commemorate the beginning of the new school year. She started with an old set of wooden Jenga blocks.

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Rustic Seashell Plank

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Looking for an easy project that will bring a little bit of the beach into your home? April from House By Hoff has one that made use of things she already had around the house, so it didn’t cost her a penny! Only three things were required: a collection of shells, an old board, and a hot glue gun.

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A Pile of Wooden Dowels Put to Use

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When Kathy of The Salvaged Boutique inherited a box full of wood dowels, she wasn’t quite sure what to think, but she did love their backstory. “These wooden rods came from a friend of his who works for a vacuum company that was discarding the rods because they were defective. My Uncle says these rods are used to create the part that spins at the bottom of a vacuum,” Kathy explains.

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Reclaimed Wood TV Console

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Tatertots & Jello recently featured this neat project for a DIY built TV console by Heidi from Kruse’s Workshop. What makes this project Roadkill Rescue worthy? Well, Heidi and her husband have access to reclaimed wood. It’s a DIY project with free materials!

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Summertime Pallet Sign

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Here’s another fun pallet project from Kristi of I Should Be Mopping the Floor. It’s a colorful sign perfect for proclaiming a love of summer

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Pallet Wood Window Box

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Over at Crafty in Crosby, Jeanette decided it was time to spruce up the exterior of her backyard storage shed.  She made a window box using materials that she had leftover from other projects. Jeanette gathered some boards from old pallets and other unused wood scraps, and cut them to the dimensions she needed.  She {…Read More…}