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Pallet Wood Sled... In 30 Minutes!

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Project by Ethan Harris posted 570 days ago 1235 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello All,

Well a snow storm decided to dump nearly a foot of snow on my home so I got the itch to show my daughter how to make a sled out of wood! Considering the fact that this was for outdoor snow use, I used pallet wood to construct the frame for this sled, we then applied some wax to bottoms of the skis. In the end the sled worked great! Too bad we got a foot of snow though, the sled worked a lot better with 4 inches on the ground. In any case when the snow melts a little we will be able to sled some more. Enjoy the pictures!

Check out this and more pallet wood creations at: Pallet Craft!

-- Ethan, CT: Check out my Small Business at http://www.spudwoodworks.com & also follow me on twitter https://twitter.com/Ethan_Woodworks





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 570 days ago

Fun. That’s what was done on the old days! :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 570 days ago

Creative thinking ,well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 570 days ago

Looks good from here! Maybe a pallet toboggan for the deeper snow while you wait for a melt? ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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robscastle

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#4 posted 570 days ago

Nice work Ethan

We cannot let all these pallets just lie about enjoying their twilight years!!

I made a table in Jul this year just to see if the timber was good enough, well six months on and its as good as the day I built it,... less some sap seepage on the ends.

-- Regards Robert

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Marcus

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#5 posted 570 days ago

I so want this right now. Up in MN and have a few fresh inches of snow on the ground and could go teach these kids a thing or two about sledding.

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NormG

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#6 posted 570 days ago

Great recycle idea

-- Norman

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terrilynne

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#7 posted 570 days ago

Bet that was a blast!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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