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Blog entry by andyboy posted 957 days ago 1367 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a project I made with my students. Made from shipping pallets. Hope you enjoy it!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.



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andyboy

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#1 posted 957 days ago

Looks like I have stuffed this up again. Will fix over the weekend. Siorry about that (bedside cabinet)

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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andyboy

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#2 posted 957 days ago

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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nobuckle

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#3 posted 957 days ago

Cool! Great start. I agree with you that pallets are a great way to get wood when money is tight. I’m always on the look out for them when I’m about town.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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newkiwi

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#4 posted 957 days ago

I thought kiwi’s burnt pallets to keep warm…................

-- Mark Gilbert Furniture Design and Making

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Blair Helgason

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#5 posted 956 days ago

Great Video, amazing shop! I really like the little jigs you use for repeatable results, especially the dowel locations. Super simple but I never thought about it. Also, I’ve never seen a horizontal drill press before. looks handy. Can’t wait for Part 2.

Questions: Is the purpose of the countersink (well) to prevent glue squeeze-out? Again, basic but never thought to do that.

-- Blair

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andyboy

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#6 posted 956 days ago

Hi there Blair. Yes the counter sink provides a well for the glue excess and removes any hairy bits around the edge of the hole.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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andyboy

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#7 posted 956 days ago

Mr Gilbert. Yes we still burn pallets over here. A great source of free firewood. Best to knock them apart in winter so you get warm smashing them to bits, stacking them away and burning them. Great value..

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 951 days ago

Reallyliked the video! A horizontal drill press, improves accuracy? Pallets I’ve seen here in Southern MN not so nice. Looks like the school shop? What is your home shop like?

Nice tight clean piece.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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andyboy

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#9 posted 950 days ago

Hey Tom,
Home shop has gear but not like in the video. Will post quick video of home when It isn’t so imbarrasingly untidy

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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