Happy #SunDIY! If you're doing work with wood and aren't being very particular about its strength, shape, or quality, try using pallets! Just drive around and look by the dumpsters behind businesses and you should see some laying around for you to take after a brief talk with the manager - you can also check craigslist and 1001 Pallets: https://www.1001pallets.com/pallet-classified-ads/categories/pallets-to-give
I once found a place with huge stacks of pallets and crates on craigslist, then used them to build garden boxes and a rainwater collector (pics below!)
@socalledunitedstates just keep in mind that usually the wood is treated chemically and not fit for growing food in it nor keeping it in your home for long
@socalledunitedstates at least that's true for euro pallets
@anarchiv Many pallets are heat-treated instead, making them safe for food, and in America at least there's a marking for what type of treatment they got
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