I want to glue together, (butcher block like), my scraps into useable small
planks. I thought this would be a good way to whittle down my overflowing
scrap bin and do make something nice at the same time. I could do a few
planks each evening to pass the time. General I keep pieces that are no
smaller then 2" x 6"
- I have a 12" planer, 6" jointer so whatever the glued up piece is I can
make good working edges and surfaces.
- Is there a process or guide on going about this? Are pieces cut to
uniform sizes first (most scraps are glueable as is).
- What are some good projects that can be made from the resulting small
glued up planks?
- The vast majority of the scraps are red oak so cutting boards are out.
Any thoughts to offer?
I don't know about gluing up scraps into planks, but there are two
time-honored ways of dealing with scrap in my shop- chessboards, if I
feel like doing flatwork, and segemented turning blanks, if I feel
like doing something on the lathe.
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