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Another request from my wife. It matches her shoe closet.
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#1 posted 06-19-2012 04:30 PM
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!
#2 posted 06-19-2012 04:32 PM
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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#3 posted 06-19-2012 04:32 PM
Very Nice. I am accumulating a stack of knocked down pallets to do something similar.
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#4 posted 06-19-2012 04:39 PM
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.
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#5 posted 06-19-2012 05:30 PM
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#6 posted 06-19-2012 07:54 PM
nice work…but more better is idea…good thinking..used wood reshaped..and final made nice piece
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#7 posted 06-20-2012 01:55 AM
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#8 posted 06-20-2012 01:59 AM
I like this natural finish best, too. The shades of the woods are awesome. It looks like art to me ! Great job, E.D.
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#9 posted 06-20-2012 03:34 AM
Very nice look to it. Best part is that it is recycled wood!
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#10 posted 06-20-2012 03:17 PM
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….
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#11 posted 08-20-2012 12:57 PM
-- 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.
#12 posted 08-20-2012 03:01 PM
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#13 posted 09-13-2012 02:03 AM
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?
#14 posted 09-13-2012 02:14 AM
Grinder with a sanding wheel. Then sanding.
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