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Hello everyone! Here are some more little boxes made from pallet wood and scraps.
-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA
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#1 posted 04-04-2012 06:17 PM
nice..how did you do butterfly?
#2 posted 04-04-2012 06:22 PM
The butterfly is an image I got online. I made a masking template and sprayed it on. Came out pretty good huh?
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#3 posted 04-04-2012 08:50 PM
You did a beautiful on the boxes, and I love your butterfly!
-- Snookie, Jasper,GA
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#4 posted 04-04-2012 09:48 PM
Those are some great projects, impressive that they came from pallet wood
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#5 posted 04-04-2012 10:25 PM
I need to go get some pallets! That’s very nice!
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#6 posted 04-04-2012 10:45 PM
Yes, the butterfly box is nice.
-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania
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#7 posted 04-05-2012 12:42 AM
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#8 posted 04-05-2012 02:21 AM
Leith, you stay away from my secret stash at Lumber Liquidators in Irmo, ya hear? ;) Scott
I must stop in there 3 times a week waiting for those nice Jatoba pallets (Brazilian Cherry). I think thats the most satisfying part of it, using the pallets, is that you know if you don’t grab them when they show up, they’ll be wasted. And what beautiful wood you can find. I’ve been making mostly cutting boards and now pizza cutter handles out of it. Keep up the beautiful work!! And keep on making that free wood into art.
-- Scott, Irmo SC
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#9 posted 04-05-2012 03:18 AM
Wow, that looks really nice for pallet wood.
-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI
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#10 posted 04-05-2012 03:42 AM
Beautiful little boxes Leith….... and that is some “real nice” pallet wood !!!!Great job on the butterfly as well…..
-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/
#11 posted 04-05-2012 05:28 AM
Lumber Liqudator’s in Irmo huh? Not that far away. Road Trip! lol!
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#12 posted 04-05-2012 12:01 PM
Great work Leith. Thanks for the tip on LL. I’ll be checking out my local store now.
-- Ken --------- never try and put 5 lbs. of tenon in a 3 lb. mortise.
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#13 posted 04-05-2012 12:11 PM
Beautiful boxes Leith, it’s amazing what a great waste of wood goes to the land fills. Picked up some good info on free sources, [Lumber Liqudator’s in Irmo, I wonder how long it would take there from Wauchula,Florida ??].
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#14 posted 04-05-2012 01:53 PM
excellent boxes, and excellent way to recycle pallets
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#15 posted 04-05-2012 02:50 PM
Leith, these are very nicely done and look great.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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