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Project by Michael smith posted 02-13-2015 12:25 AM 756 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We have bar stools on the patio & we needed a table for them.
From pallets I cut pieces 5” X 1 1/2” and started in the center line of a 36” X 36” 3/8” plywood sheet.
And worked my way across the middle, first row, then continued until the sheet was almost covered.
I glued four sides of each piece ( not the top and one end). I cut the finish top to 34” X 34”
And finished the edge with 3/4” trim.
2×4 legs & frame.
I sanded it & clear finish it. It will be in a covered patio so several coats of finish.
It was a fun project lots of cutting & sanding.
I think is was worth it
Note: the top pieces were culled for gouges & cutes. When you think you got enough keep cutting.
Mike

-- Http://www.woodworkermike.com





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 02-13-2015 12:40 AM

WOW,
That is a very good looking table, and interesting too,
Congratulations on a great job.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 02-13-2015 05:15 AM

Great use of pallets! As a poor college student I am always intrigued by pallet builds!.

-- If you are going to make it, make it last.

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#3 posted 02-13-2015 03:52 PM

Nice looking table Mike – well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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