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updated tue 12 jan 10


steve graber on mon 11 jan 10


chase down your local manufacturing companies - if you have any left near=
=3DC2=3DA0you.=3DC2=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0Ai used to work for a place who shipped a=
lot of prod=3D
uct to john deere, cat, etc.=3DC2=3DA0 those companies paid people to haul =
their pallets and such.=3DC2=3DA0 getting free wood that way with some vol=
ume =3D
is handy.=3DC2=3DA0 even smaller places can throw out or otherwise contend =
lots of wood scrap.=3DC2=3DA0 =3D0A=3DC2=3DA0Steve Graber, Graber's Potter=
y, Inc=3D0AC=3D
laremont, California USA=3D0AThe Steve Tool - for awesome texture on pots! =
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sage ----=3D0A> From: Brandon Phillips >=3D
=3D0A> To: Clayart@LSV.CERAMICS.ORG=3D0A> Sent: Mon, January 11, 2010 7:30:=
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M=3D0A> Subject: Re: I wood if I could=3DC3=3DA2=3DE2=3D82=3DAC=3DEF=3DBF=
=3DBD=3D0A> =3D0A> I usu=3D
sally use construction waste from home building sites, mostly 2x4's=3D0A> a=
2x6's.=3DC2=3DA0 Most builders will let you haul it off for free, I can ge=
t on=3D
e=3D0A> firing from one house.=3DC2=3DA0 Construction here has slowed enoug=
h that=3D
I've=3D0A> begun supplementing that wood with pallet wood and it is a lot =
work to=3D0A> strip them down.=3DC2=3DA0 The fastest method I've found is =
to cut=3D
underneath the=3D0A> slats with a demo blade on a reciprocating saw.=3DC2=
=3DA0 I=3D
can strip a pallet=3D0A> pretty quick and there are no long nails sticking=
ut, little bit safer.=3D0A> =3D0A> Brandon Phillips=3D0A> www.supportyourlo=
calpot=3D> =3D0A> =3D0A> >=3DC2=3DA0 Processing pallet lumber seems to m=
e a lot mo=3D
re work than it is worth=3D0A> > unless ... well, no unless'es or excuses f=
m this purist.=3D0A=3D0A=3D0A=3D0A