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Book shelf from reclaimed pallet wood.

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Project by EmeraldDragon posted 751 days ago 6153 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another request from my wife. It matches her shoe closet.

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11





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JR_Dog

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#1 posted 751 days ago

What are you using to smooth out the boards and align them? Are you planing them or just ripping them on a table saw and sanding them? Are you screwing them together or nailing them? Great work and great ideas!

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JR_Dog

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#2 posted 751 days ago

Oh and I just got done building a work bench and used “Antique Oil Finish” on it; love it. I can imagine how it would make the wood on your shoe rack and book shelf pop after a few coats – just for some ideas

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MT_Stringer

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#3 posted 751 days ago

Very Nice. I am accumulating a stack of knocked down pallets to do something similar.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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EmeraldDragon

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#4 posted 751 days ago

I definitely prefer staining to painting but these were requested by my wife. I use combination of, glue, screws where they will be hidden, and nails. Depending n the piece, sometimes I hide the nails, sometimes I let ‘em show.

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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IndianJoe

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#5 posted 751 days ago

good save

-- Nimkee** Joe

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Ramesh Balara

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#6 posted 751 days ago

nice work…but more better is idea…good thinking..used wood reshaped..and final made nice piece

-- Ramesh Balara

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MitchMan

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#7 posted 751 days ago

Love it.

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Juriathe

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#8 posted 751 days ago

I like this natural finish best, too. The shades of the woods are awesome. It looks like art to me ! Great job, E.D.

-- I'm so busy I don't know if I found a rope or lost a horse...

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#9 posted 751 days ago

Very nice look to it. Best part is that it is recycled wood!

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

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PKFF

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#10 posted 750 days ago

Looks Great! Beware about pallets though, they have nails and staples embedded and also, you don’t know what was shipped for years on that pallet. Could’ve been some highly toxic chemical that will take years to evaporate out. I like the idea of recycled lumber, but with pallets, it pays to be choosy….

-- "If you put your best effort forward today, you won't have to re-do it tomorrow"

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Ben Simms

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#11 posted 689 days ago

Cool!

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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EmeraldDragon

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#12 posted 689 days ago

Thanks!

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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AngieO

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#13 posted 666 days ago

I love seeing what people make out of pallets. Looks great. I’m interested in doing something similiar. Did you plane these or just cut on the TS and sand?

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EmeraldDragon

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#14 posted 666 days ago

Grinder with a sanding wheel. Then sanding.

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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