Where to donate scrap wood?

We have a lot of odds and ends of wood leftover from various projects - all kinds of sizes and types of wood.  Is there a school woodshop, adventure playground, or other organization or individual who could use it? It sounds from their website like the Berkeley Adventure Playground doesn't need any donations right now (but let me know if you know otherwise).  Please let me know if you have any leads.  We'd be happy to drop off and/or let people pick and choose what they can use.  Thanks!

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RE: Where to donate scrap wood? ()

It sounds like your wood scraps would be PERFECT for "fairy doors!" These are the teeny little faux doors that people have been placing in the bottom of trees. I belong to a "fairy doors" Facebook page in Alameda that has over 1000 members and people in our area use the site to give away wood scraps for this purpose. People love both making the doors and finding them (the Alameda group even publishes a map) so you would be helping a fun cause. I don't know where you live, but you might try that group or else NextDoor.com in your neighborhood. Here's a link to the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1513230002305286/ 

RE: Where to donate scrap wood? ()

If you can describe it in categories (like one grocery bag of 2x4 scraps, varied lengths), try posting on freecycle, craiglist, or the BPN Marketplace.  You might also be able to donate some of it to the Creative Reuse Depot  on Telegraph Ave- though they don't take everything.