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Board hoarders unite!

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Before long, I'm going to end up on one of those hoarding shows you see on cable TV. I just can't control myself in a hardwood store. Racing pulse. Cold sweat. I gently caress the beautifully figured curly maple, ray-flecked white oak, or lovely exotic boards and whisper to myself, "Oh, this would be great in a project."

Board hoarding can be eminently practical, as long as you can find those gems in your shop when you need them. But if you find yourself literally tripping over boards, it becomes a safety (and storage) issue. Try these tips to help bring order to the chaos of your collection.

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mappcs2570232 wrote:

As I save more and more cutoffs I start running out of workshop space. I found that I use less than 10% of the scraps I save. I am much happier since I gave all my scraps to my wife to burn in the fireplace and SHE is too. Make sure it is really a keeper before you give up your space.

5/29/2014 09:15:19 PM Report Abuse

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