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Project by craigo posted 654 days ago 2335 views 11 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was inspired by a fellow lumberjock on here, unfortunately can’t remember they’re name, so I hope they don’t mind me using they’re design as inspiration!
but apart from the legs (2×4) I made the whole top from a pallet, detailed, filled, planed, sanded, handcut and sanded some more… then some more… and you know the rest!!
I then finished the “orange” sections with an interior stain/varnish, and.the dark brown parts with and exterior stain. (hey it was all I could get hold of)
but I was quite happy with the outcome.
all comments are welcome :)

thanks for looking.

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





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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 654 days ago

I have a few pallets waiting to be converted into something useful. My son and daughter-in-law are building a new home now, and I am inspired by your project to build them a nice pallet coffee table as a house warming gift. I will probably get some dropoffs from their wood floor installation and use them as the center part, so the table and floor look like they belong together.

Thanks for posting your project, and for providing the inspiration!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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BentheViking

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#2 posted 654 days ago

love free pallets

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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MarkTheFiddler

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#3 posted 654 days ago

Turned out great. It doesn’t look like pallets. Excellent job.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Ben Simms

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#4 posted 653 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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IndianJoe

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#5 posted 653 days ago

looks good that is what moist of my work is made of pallets

-- Nimkee** Joe

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brianarice

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#6 posted 653 days ago

I did one similar to yours out of pallets too. I like the color and the frame that the top was attached to on yours.

My pallet table…
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/49356

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craigo

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#7 posted 652 days ago

you’re the lumberjock who inspired me! thank you good sir!

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

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