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Project by Woodwrecker posted 2128 days ago 2373 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another before and after.
The reflection hides it some what, but the grain pattern on top of the table came out really cool.
Just fooling around with free wood.
Thanks for looking.

-- Having fun...Eric





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woodspyder

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#1 posted 2128 days ago

Cool table, great reapplication of wasted material. Nice finish too what did you use?

I saw a pallet in use at work the other day with 1 board that had “bees wing” grain pattern on it. Went looking for it later and could not find it.

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

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motthunter

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#2 posted 2128 days ago

I am a big fan of making gems from rocks…. looks great

-- making sawdust....

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rikkor

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#3 posted 2128 days ago

Nicely done. This is precisely why I first thought to get a planer—to reclaim pallet wood.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 2128 days ago

A beautiful creation made from pallet lumber.

A lot of nice wood ends up in the landfills, which is a shame.

I cringe when I see dumpsters full of good lumber in front of building, & remodeling jobs.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 2128 days ago

Thats real nice table and that is some good use of pallet wood.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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darryl

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#6 posted 2128 days ago

I like these kinds of projects, nice work!

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Karson

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#7 posted 2128 days ago

A beautiful piece of work. get wood where you can, and make treasures.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 2128 days ago

That is fantastic considering the source!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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jm82435

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#9 posted 2128 days ago

great job, hard to believe that beautiful table came from a skid.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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kolwdwrkr

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#10 posted 2128 days ago

I used to look at a pallet and see trash, and that’s where it went. Now that I’m a member here I’ve seen several “pallet projects” and am starting to see things in a different perspective. I may just have to break one apart myself and see what I come up with. Nice job

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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RobS

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#11 posted 2128 days ago

Great save! ...and I’m not s-kidding.. ha!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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fredf

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#12 posted 2128 days ago

I need to get a metal detector! (saves on planer blades) this is too cool!

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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Don Newton

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#13 posted 2128 days ago

Years ago I read an article about recycling pallet wood. The main points I took away from it was that you can get good pallets and crates from your local motorcycle shop. Most times they are glad to get rid of them. Since a lot of motorcycles are imported the materials can get pretty exotic. Of course the main drawback is the nail holes.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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Dusty56

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#14 posted 2128 days ago

I have saved wood from a lot of palllets in my time and made beautiful projects from it . Your table looks great !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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savannah505

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#15 posted 2128 days ago

I used to do this myself years ago, you did a great job.

-- Dan Wiggins

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