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Project by Pallirondack posted 612 days ago 1128 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My buddy has, essentially, a fully-functioning bar in his home. His storage area behind the bad was getting cluttered, using an ill-fitting stairstep rack for all of the liquor bottles. He asked for some help, so I made a new one. It is made from 3/4” pallet slats mounted on stringers made from 2×12 planks just as you would for a staircase. He also needed a ready-tray to hold all the commonly-used mixers that mounts to the bar itself, behind which the bartender stands. Properly sealed, these pieces should easily last as long as his liver! ;-) Fun little projects using recycled pallet wood.

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

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#1 posted 612 days ago

I would cut a narrow dado across the nail holes and glue in a strip of wood. Or you coul drill them out and plug the holes with dowels.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#2 posted 612 days ago

I love pallet projects! Thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff, North Andover, MA

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#3 posted 611 days ago

Wabi Sabi! be interesting to see your projects with a finish.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 600 days ago

Awesome! have piles of pallets waiting to get some attention way to go for doing it! How do you feel about copycats?

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#5 posted 599 days ago

I think “copycats” are great….I would be flattered. I’m constantly looking for pallets…..

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

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