Beautiful scrap wood butcher block table

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Beautiful scrap wood butcher block table

I love this. Instructables user wholman has gathered together a bunch of scrap wood from “dumpsters, back alleys, vacant lots, abandoned buildings, recycling yards, and architectural salvage centers” and laminated it together using all-thread. Then he’s very carefully smoothed and polished only one side of the finished block, leaving the underside rough to show off the process. Beautiful.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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