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Project by DaddyZ posted 01-28-2010 04:46 PM 3809 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No Metal at all, Oak, Walnut, Cherry?(Pallet), Ash?(Pallet). As with My other Projects so Far Made Mostly with Pallet Wood.

2 years later & still going strong, All that holds this together is Gorilla Glue & Dowels

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#1 posted 01-28-2010 04:49 PM

This is excellent! Very impressive. The fact that you made this out of pallet wood is all the more impressive. One of my objectives on most projects is to completely avoid the use of hardware also.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 01-28-2010 04:50 PM

I’m a pallet lover too and I love what you’ve done with these. Good job.


-- Jim

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#3 posted 01-28-2010 05:03 PM

The Oak is also from Pallets, The Walnut I scored at a garage Sale(Whole Coffee Table 4/4 thick 5 bucks) My kind of deal

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#4 posted 01-28-2010 05:16 PM

That is a wonderful table. Its amazing what one can do with pallets. Your attention to detail and pride in your work really show through. Sweet score on the walnut too I must say.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#5 posted 01-28-2010 05:35 PM

Excellent build & finish.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 01-28-2010 05:36 PM

Pallet wood as in “get it free from used pallets?” I can’t picture pallets made from walnut.

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#7 posted 01-28-2010 05:44 PM

Wow very cool design and great use of found wood. very nice build

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#8 posted 01-28-2010 09:17 PM

I like it those old pallets are a good source of free wood but it does take some time to find ones that aren’t made of pine or fir up here

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#9 posted 01-28-2010 09:32 PM

(Oops, I missed your follow up post on the pallets.)

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#10 posted 01-29-2010 01:17 PM

WOW a great looking table. A friend of mine gave me a pallet that he was about to ut in the dumpster and noticed it had some unusual type of wood in it and he saved it for me. I could only get enough wood out of it to make a small top. I have no ideal what kind of wood it is but it made a stunning table top. I have it posted in my projects.
You done a great job on this table, GREAT SAVE on some otherwise waste wood.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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#11 posted 02-17-2010 10:49 PM

I love your recycled wood work! Who says that you can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear?
Beautiful! It looks like those legs really took much of the time.

-- Bob - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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#12 posted 05-06-2010 05:06 PM

Great work, I also don’t care for hardware, here’s a simple tip: drill holes in your joints so that when the joint is pressed together the glue flows in to the holes acting like a super strong dowl. It gets in to the grains and will make a strong joint…

-- "Your Design or Mine!"

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