Upcycling 2x4 Pieces Into Something Both Useful and Beautiful


I hate waste, see one of my earlier posts about recycing scrap wood. Well I had a big pile af short pieces of 4x2 that I rescued from a skip -- so what to do?
upcycing 2x4 pieces into something both useful and beautiful, lighting, outdoor living
Plans here ( though I didn't stick to them)
http://www.play-scapes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012...
So I had a load of short pieces of 4x2 (or 2x4 if you are American!) I set up 12 pieces (12 inches/30cm long in a 6 ft circle (I held in place with 6inch nails into the ground)
upcycing 2x4 pieces into something both useful and beautiful, lighting, outdoor living
Offset next set and then carried on
upcycing 2x4 pieces into something both useful and beautiful, lighting, outdoor living
After about 8 layers started to taper in (11 inch then 10 inch --9---8 etc
upcycing 2x4 pieces into something both useful and beautiful, lighting, outdoor living
Topped off with a platform --Goats seem to be happy!! a sunshade for summer with adequate ventilation
Also could be used for human "kids" as a climbing frame
upcycing 2x4 pieces into something both useful and beautiful, lighting, outdoor living

Suggested materials:

  • 4x2  (skips/dumpsters)
  • 3inch/75mm nails  (mitre 10)

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