Laundry Basket Dresser

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Project by Pallirondack posted 09-03-2012 08:56 PM 13998 views 31 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

By no stretch of the imagination is this fine furniture, but this laundry basket dresser will help my wife keep the laundry room organized. At least that’s what she told me. Who am I to argue? Overall, the piece is made from recycled pallet wood—mostly oak—sanded and ready for staining. The rails and top are pine. It took me most of one day to cut, sand and assemble. I think this scored me some major brownie points, too. ;-)

-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets

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#1 posted 09-03-2012 09:17 PM

Nothin wrong with scoopin up a few brownie points. It looks like it will help things out in the laundry room.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#2 posted 09-03-2012 09:42 PM

great job gotta keep the boss happy!!!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 09-03-2012 10:43 PM

That is really neat. I’ll have to make one once we get this big dining room table out of our laundry room.
Thanks for sharing…...............Jim

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

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#4 posted 09-04-2012 12:25 AM

This would make great toy storage. I might have to build a version for my kids.

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 09-04-2012 06:43 AM

Simple, functional & the wife is happy. It doesn’t get much better.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Fun With Woodworking

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#6 posted 09-04-2012 06:27 PM

Very good idea. I may have to make one as well.

-- Donald LeBlanc -

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#7 posted 09-04-2012 06:31 PM

Excellent project!
Added to the queue of things I need to build.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#8 posted 09-06-2012 01:59 AM

Great project. I may have to make one.

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#9 posted 09-06-2012 08:49 PM

Thank you all for the views and comments. It really was quite simple. A few friends are now requesting that i build one for them, either for clothes or toys. Enjoy!

-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets

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#10 posted 02-11-2017 06:47 PM

Can you show me dimensions on how to build one?

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