Coffee table #1 out of re-purposed pallets

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Project by papaBill posted 12-18-2012 03:35 AM 2498 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first time using pallets to make anything. My love and I worked on this project for her daughters Christmas gift. I turned stout legs to stand up to the kids lol. we used a tourch to bring out the grain and give it great character. We loved how it turned out.

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#1 posted 12-18-2012 03:42 AM

From pallet to table it looks so nice. Well done! The first photo kinda looks suspect, were you shopping for pallets at 2 a.m. LOL. Thanks for sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#2 posted 12-18-2012 03:47 AM

Great reuse of materials :) I like it

-- Jay -

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#3 posted 12-18-2012 04:09 AM

Love it! It is so beautiful!

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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#4 posted 12-18-2012 04:31 AM

That’s being very resourceful good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-18-2012 06:25 AM

It’s handy to be handy with your resources. Good job!

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#6 posted 12-18-2012 10:17 AM

Excellent work. Being able to share our love for woodworking think it’s great. What is a “tourch”? As used to show the grain? I love wood pallet recycling.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#7 posted 12-18-2012 01:28 PM

pallets are so cool ! great table ! I love the torched effect you gave it

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

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#8 posted 12-18-2012 02:30 PM

Pallets are a great source of overlooked material—nice result!

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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#9 posted 12-18-2012 03:27 PM

I saw your blog … there it is all explained. Excellent as the burner for the grain, I have to try it!! Thanks for publishing it.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#10 posted 12-18-2012 04:04 PM

Great idea with the torch. Thanks for sharing! Beautiful table, too.

-- Ken from Monterey

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#11 posted 12-18-2012 07:44 PM

Awesome project!

-- Spofeo/Kristian

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#12 posted 12-19-2012 01:41 AM

That turned out very well. I’m curious as to what finish you use over the ‘torched’ wood?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 12-20-2012 08:14 PM

looks great, you would never know that was a pallet!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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