The 2×4 Challenge
This week, I have been finishing a 2×4 Challenge through Taylor Timber Mart in Musquodobit Harbour. If you are a woodworker, you might be familiar with the 2×4 challenge idea, which is popular with guilds and online woodworking groups. The challenge is to create a unique project from a single 2×4, usually construction-grade wood. This is not the best wood to work with but its availability and low cost making this contest great for woodworkers of all levels. Rules can vary. For this contest, rules are simple– you pick up a free 8’ 2×4 and create anything you like as long as it is comprised of 90% wood from the supplied 2×4 and no more than 10% of any other elements (adhesive, fasteners, decorative features…), determined by weight.
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