Asked on May 4, 2017

What can you do with left over short pieces of wood scraps ?

Katherine AnneSandyGSharon Susa Courchesne


5 answers
  • Piece them together for trivets or coasters.
  • Elizabeth Dion
    on May 4, 2017

    If the scraps are at least 12 inches long by 5 inches wide I attach a coat hook to the top inch of the board, wrap some wire around a pint size Mason Jar, add some sand and a votive candle (or the battery operated one) and hang them on fence posts or the front of the house. Cute night time lighting!
  • Sharon Susa Courchesne
    on May 5, 2017

    Keep them in an old onion bag to bring camping for the campfire.
  • SandyG
    on May 5, 2017

    Kids love wood blocks to play with. Cut in varying sizes and kids will stack and build and play for hours. Sand them a bit for safe handling.
  • Katherine Anne
    on May 5, 2017

    Stain or paint each piece of wood. Distress if you desire. Then paint freehand,stencil or use the transfer method ...and put motivational words or phrases,on each piece of wood. Put them around the house to motivate you or remind you of important ideas or ways of thinking. An example of a word could be: SERENITY. An example of a motivational phrase could be: CHOOSE TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT, NOT WHAT IS EASY!
    Let us know what you choose to do with your scrap wood.
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