Thursday, May 3, 2012

Upcycling to Prevent Unneeded Waste!

Thanks to Bill Custer from BillsWoodenPleasures for sharing his inspiration for upcycling.

Every day I work with wood to create products.  Over the last five months one thing I noticed is product waste.  Generally I am down to earth and nature oriented, so just having so many leftovers was really bothering me.  Recently I made this custom cutting board and had quite a bit of waste from this.

I began to brainstorm what to do about this problem of excess waste and just so happened to have a need for a tap handle (I am also a home brewer). And a tap handle was born.

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  1. What a great way to use your scraps!!

  2. It's great to see what people come up with their extra scraps. Very neat!