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Here is some of the stuff I have made from pallet wood. Place down the road from where I work has dozens of pallets every week they put of for free, decided to pick a few up and see what I could make out of them. I have just started trying to learn segmented turning, this stuff is great for that. Wood is all maple far as I can tell, colors run from brown to clear.





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degoose

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#1 posted 06-29-2011 12:42 AM

Quite a selection…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 06-29-2011 01:18 AM

I keep the house warm with mine, but I find some nice wood once in a while. Nice job.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 06-29-2011 01:42 AM

Very nice looking project and a wonderful use of pallet wood.

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#4 posted 06-29-2011 01:57 AM

I am starting to use pallets too. Just made a coffee table out of one. I wish I could find some nice wood in the pallets. I believe the one I had was pine and cedar. Great find and great projects.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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#5 posted 06-29-2011 09:17 AM

Pallets made from Maple!! Damn dude. Lucky you.
Projects all look great.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#6 posted 06-29-2011 10:16 AM

amazing what you can do with rubbish….i got heaps of pallets out the back of work but most seem to have shakes and splits so haven’t looked to hard for timber in them…..nice projects

-- just get stuck in and have a go!!!

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#7 posted 06-29-2011 01:06 PM

Very nice work!! I love that segmented bowl.
Great recycled projects. You should take them to the shop that throws out the pallets to give them an idea what can come out of those discarded pallets. They must think they all get burned. It will amaze them!

I like to do that with firewood piles. I take them something that came out of their log. The last time I did that, the lady wanted to know if she could learn how to turn wood!! I offered lessons any time to get her interested! I also told her to join Lumberjocks to see the worldwide knowledge to be gained from this site.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 06-29-2011 11:16 PM

Love that herring bone pattern.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#9 posted 07-06-2011 04:38 PM

Just goes to show its not what you’ve got its what you do with it that counts. Good post. Good projects.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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