Need repurpose inspiration- an assortment of repurposable items

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I've got about 500 old fence boards, a heavy wood shutter door, all the wood pieces to an old roll-away hutch lid, 6 heavy earth-tone tiles and lots of sheer determination. I am new to DIY and woodworking but I have access to tons of basic tools. I would love to do..."Something" with all this! Hoping for help! I will document the journey with photos and videos as soon as I find a path to venture down!
q need repurpose inspiration, repurpose building materials, repurposing upcycling, Left is wood shutter door Heavy and about 6 ft tall Right is the pieces of rollaway lid Will add photos without text as well
Left is wood shutter door. Heavy and about 6 ft tall. Right is the pieces of rollaway lid. Will add photos without text as well.
q need repurpose inspiration, repurpose building materials, repurposing upcycling, Wood shutter door Approx 6 ft tall
Wood shutter door. Approx 6 ft tall.
q need repurpose inspiration, repurpose building materials, repurposing upcycling, Pieces of rollaway lid Includes handle piece red arrow and backside of regular pieces yellow arrows
Pieces of rollaway lid. Includes handle piece (red arrow) and backside of regular pieces (yellow arrows)
q need repurpose inspiration, repurpose building materials, repurposing upcycling, 6 Six of these earth tone tiles about 1 5 sq ft each Heavy
6 Six of these earth tone tiles about 1.5 sq ft each. Heavy.
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jan 06, 2016
    The ideas are endless with your fence boards. A garden bench,coffee table,old fashioned signs. Take a look here under repurposed fences boards and see what others have created.
  • Kapiteinterzee Kapiteinterzee on Jan 06, 2016
    I’m a DIY fanatic and ideas for all this wood (that I wish I had) are plentiful. To wit: 1. Do an “Interest Wall” (Entry Way, Home Office, Vestibule, etc.) with the assortment in a “Chevron,” “Angled at 45 degrees,” “Short Length Pieces in either design” or whatever suits your fancy; 2.Make a center table (or hack a cheap center table) with a pattern of assorted overlaid strips of your wood designed and cut to length as you’d like; 3. As in number 2), above, overlay your wood on a hack of a cheap Entryway or End Table; 4. Make, from scratch, benches, stools and chairs for exterior use (in which case you’ll need to weatherproof the finished item, and: 5. Make Photo Frames as most people do. . . but this is mundane and boring. Remember that –“The tougher the job, the more fulfilling the satisfaction!”
  • Heather McKinney Heather McKinney on Jan 06, 2016
    Honestly, do you need help or are you just bragging? ;-) What I would do for the assortment of good you have at your disposal!
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    • Heather McKinney Heather McKinney on Jan 08, 2016
      @Nicole Wilkinson You HAVE hit the materials lotto. Being the nice person that I am, I can take some of that off your hands if you need me to. ;-) Congrats and have fun! I can't wait to see all the things you end up making.
  • Robin Robin on Jan 06, 2016
    Headboard, barn door, garden/plant work station, rustic signs in a variety of sizes, rustic storage boxes/crates, planter boxes and add wheels if they are large, tiles add felt to the bottoms and two handles to use as a tray for perfumes, a decorative tray or cheese tray (must use a liner of some sort between the food and tile unless tile is sealed with food safe product)
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    • Jamie Peck Janke Jamie Peck Janke on Oct 26, 2017
      I am sure all the toxins are long gone unless you think they m might bave been painted with lead paint

  • Kayo Frazier Kayo Frazier on Jan 06, 2016
    Here's my 2 cents...I would make a funky room divider or if you have a screened in porch/sun room w/ close neighbors this can be used to block the their view....I would sand, paint & distress the shutters in your favorite color. Then I would cut the roll away slats into 3rds then attach them horizontally to the backside of the shutters. Then I would loosely weave 6" muslin strips thru the slats then add any embellishments you want. For the tiles you could make them stepping stones for any part of your front or back yard. Hope this helps.
  • Nicole Wilkinson Nicole Wilkinson on Jan 08, 2016
    I'll save some good pieces for whomever wants to come help me sand hundreds of fenceboards and build a rack of some sort. Also teach me some basics that are difficult to learn online. I need to build an entire raised garden for my veggies but not sure if wood is toxic for them or for compost bin.... Thank y'all so much for the responses! I'm a little old to learn such a wide subject but I'm sure excited to make a bunch of mistakes and hopefully end up with some special pieces!!!! Stay tuned!