Reclaimed Wood (Pallets)

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Project by southgalawyer posted 05-15-2012 03:04 AM 4127 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All of these are made from some pallets that were in the trash pickup pile at my office. The first one, obviously I guess, is a coffee table. The wood on top (unknown to me) was cool looking, so I left it unpainted. The next two pics are “Dog”—so named because my daughter asked what it was, I said it could be anything, she said, “OK, then, can it be a dog?” Yep, at least in name. It’s mocked up here as bar and then as a desk; it’s wall hung on 32” centers. (No, that’s not my liquor supply—mostly empty bottles I got from a bartender friend.) Next is a wall-hung wine rack (my favorite of all these) with no finish except poly over bleached wood, but I really like the way it turned out. The red, white, and blue thing is a hookboard (no idea if there is such a thing, but I couldn’t think of anything better to describe it). In any event, it hangs on the wall as well and holds a large amount of stuff.

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#1 posted 05-15-2012 04:45 AM

Outstanding work! Very creative!

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#2 posted 05-15-2012 04:46 AM

looks nice and solid amazing what can be made out of pallets

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#3 posted 05-15-2012 06:16 AM

Great for a bachelor pad. If I had my way, our whole house would have furniture like that.


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#4 posted 05-15-2012 06:41 AM

good re-use of wood. always a smart idea.

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#5 posted 05-15-2012 11:14 AM

Welcome to LJ’s, Good job of repurposing the old pallets, many of my projects are reclaimed lumber.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 05-15-2012 03:27 PM

I must follow your pallet development. I wonder what the French word is for pallet.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#7 posted 05-15-2012 03:48 PM

Great ideas!! Thanks for posting

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#8 posted 05-15-2012 04:22 PM

Very nice work, some unique ideas.

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#9 posted 05-15-2012 04:24 PM

Oh, Welcome to LJ’s. I look forward to seeing some more pallet projects from you.

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#10 posted 05-15-2012 04:30 PM

Unique thinking. I like them.

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#11 posted 05-15-2012 09:21 PM

Love it, I’m hooked on nice frugal, simple and functional items

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#12 posted 05-15-2012 10:25 PM

welcome to LJ’s, love the creativity with pallets excellent work

-- making something from nothing, and making it your own... thats life.

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#13 posted 05-15-2012 10:55 PM

That is really cool, great job!

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#14 posted 05-15-2012 11:24 PM

thats very clever southgalawyer. i like the wine cabinet the best they all look great and welcome to LJs and look froward to seeing more

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#15 posted 05-16-2012 12:45 AM

Very nice

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