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Post  landarch on 4/10/2014, 9:42 pm

Some items found while screening compost this evening.
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Post  llama momma on 4/10/2014, 10:01 pm

landarch
Oh wow that's very creative of your compost.  Keep working at it. When it spits out fifties and hundreds give me the formula.
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Post  Goosegirl on 4/10/2014, 10:14 pm

I'd be happy with it spitting out a few extra boxes!  Very Happy 

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Post  landarch on 4/11/2014, 8:27 am

I spit out a new 4x4 box last night...with little help from the compost pile.  I'll be building one more 4x4 today...going really lightweight as I found 4' cedar fence pickets at Home Depot yesterday for $.98 each.  I'll post a pic when finished.
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Post  donnainzone5 on 4/11/2014, 11:31 am

Landarch,

That's a pretty old penny that may be worth a pretty penny!  Check it out.
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Post  southern gardener on 4/11/2014, 11:51 am

donnainzone10 wrote:Landarch,

That's a pretty old penny that may be worth a pretty penny!  Check it out.

That's true! My son collects a little here and there, and he said some of the old wheat pennies can be worth a LOT!!

Can you show a pic of the front??
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Post  Goosegirl on 4/11/2014, 6:52 pm

landarch wrote:I spit out a new 4x4 box last night...with little help from the compost pile.  I'll be building one more 4x4 today...going really lightweight as I found 4' cedar fence pickets at Home Depot yesterday for $.98 each.  I'll post a pic when finished.

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Post  Marc Iverson on 4/11/2014, 8:04 pm

Boy, can't beat that price! Good find!
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Post  donnainzone5 on 4/11/2014, 9:44 pm

There's a 1945 D wheat penny on sale on EBay for $156.00, although it appears to be in better condition.
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Post  Kelejan on 4/12/2014, 1:23 am

landarch wrote:I spit out a new 4x4 box last night...with little help from the compost pile.  I'll be building one more 4x4 today...going really lightweight as I found 4' cedar fence pickets at Home Depot yesterday for $.98 each.  I'll post a pic when finished.

How wide are the fence pickets?  2" 4" 6"?   I'm betting 4".
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Post  sanderson on 4/12/2014, 3:09 am

I'm betting they are 3/4 inch thick.   Very Happy   Does anyone have a spare 1945D penny?
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Post  donnainzone5 on 4/12/2014, 10:56 am

Hmmm.... i DO have several old coins that I seldom look at.
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Post  68carguy on 4/12/2014, 1:00 pm

Shoot, I thought it was a 1941 D, now I have to go back thru all of my collection again.........



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Post  landarch on 4/12/2014, 9:26 pm

I think they were 4" wide by 6' length...less than an inch thick...stacked two high for 8" ht...approx. $8 in cedar.

Sometimes the best deal is to buy what's on sale and work with the lengths, widths, and thickness.  One year it was a better deal to buy 1x8x8 cedar boards and end up with a really nice box...other years it's been different lengths and widths of cedar fence pickets.

These end up being really light weight...unlike the 2x12 boxes I built when I first started.


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Post  landarch on 4/12/2014, 9:43 pm

Here's a list of wheat pennies I've found through the years (in no chronological order).

1957D
1956D
1942D
1936
1944
1946D
1945D
1939
1945D
1941
1952D
1940

I have also found I box from when I was a kid...it contained my "Indian Bead" (crinoid fossils) collection...hours and hours spent in 2nd grade sifting through the sand box (36 years ago).
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