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Ideas/ways to re-use/recycle "rubbish"?

Discussion in 'Trash To Treasure - Joys Of Recycling' started by sumi, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. Jan 16, 2016
    baymule

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    I hope you sell your house soon. After you have been here 6 months, you can change the location of your legal troubles to Texas. As soon as you get here change your drivers license, proof of when you moved here.
     
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    JASTECH

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    Ah, OK will do. I hope Texas supports keeping that ex-con away from my son. And make it more difficult for her to try and take him out of state.
     
  3. Jan 16, 2016
    baymule

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    Sue her for child support, then cut a deal with her-no money-sign away her parental rights.
     
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    JASTECH

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    I will bring that up in court on the 22nd. She is also complaining about him not being in public school's. My CIS ( continuous ink system) was tipped over, so no printing school work until I can refill it. He likes studying the KJV and Tux math on my laptop with Linux.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2016
    sumi

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  6. Feb 22, 2016
    JASTECH

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    Court case: I asked for continuance sense my attorney was busy. Her attorney tried to get it denied and me charged with 3 counts of contemp for which I was never served. Wanted me thrown in jail so she could take my son. Next court March 3, I don't need the stress but need my son and he needs me.
     
  7. Sep 9, 2016
    Beekissed

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    Sawed the legs from an old bedstead and will be using the rest of that head and footboard for making a cold frame. Used the legs to fashion a little table/counter top for my 2 yr old grandgirl's playhouse that I'm making out of pallets and lumber scraps.

    Haven't done the cold frame yet, but will take a pic when I do, but have a few pics of the table...

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  8. Sep 9, 2016
    Beekissed

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    Found these old ladders in the trash in town and used them for pumpkin and squash trellises in the garden....

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    All the lumber standing up in the pic below was found in one really great dumpster dive, along with the old ladder in the background. Just needed to take a bunch of screws out of it...the screws and the lumber have been used in multiple projects since then.

    The pic below that one shows the lumber out of bunkbeds my brother took apart and didn't know what to do with all the wood...he lives in town and has no storage, so he was relieved to get rid of it. I've been using that in multiple projects as well...like the broody pen tweak where I used the old screen doors. If you are wondering what the red is...yes..that's blood. We stopped on the way home and picked up a fresh road kill yearling deer and fed it to the dogs....they had it completely gone in 4 days. The chickens helped. Now THAT'S recycling for ya! :D

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    And these old screen doors into doors for my spare/broody pen I tweaked this spring...the door on the left in the pic is on a closet door track, so it slides open and closed. Both doors can be removed easily and used to top cold frames for the winter months when covered in plastic.

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    This little bedside stand wasn't in the trash but I bought it at a yard sale for $4, added some scrap lumber to it and turned it into a beehive....

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  9. Sep 9, 2016
    Mini Horses

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    WOW...great haul on that load of lumber. Look fairly new, too.

    I love your "projects". You do nice work. Those pumpkins look good amongst the lush green in your garden. Makes me want pie.:cool:
     
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  10. Sep 9, 2016
    baymule

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    I love scrounging. Well done Bee!!!
     
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