Coffee Table or Mini Dance Floor

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Project by NaFianna posted 445 days ago 869 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made no attempt to hide the the pedigree of this pallet. Its just a pallet as it was. Chopped up an old fence post for the legs – sanded roughly – stained – varnished. No deconstruction of the pallet involved.
Regretted staining it as it looked better plain. Next one will be just varnished.
Made it for the rumpus room so it could be a platform for all sorts of things. 1.2m x 1.2m.
The real tragedy is that the company next door gets about a dozen deliveries of goods on these pallets every week. New wood – single use and then dumped. Shame as the wood is not too bad – just pine but…..

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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Chris Moellering

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#1 posted 445 days ago

Solid looking pallets. Could easily be made into all sorts of things this way. I can see a shop table variant—just use longer legs.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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#2 posted 445 days ago

Very creative.

-- Custom furniture

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 445 days ago

Well done. Pine has it’s place. It’s still the most widely used wood in the world.

-- 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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#4 posted 445 days ago

I didn’t know you were a flamenco dancer to boot ! What a perfect place to practice or demonstrate. Great salvage job ! I would like to see the next one that is planned for a natural finish ! Sure wish I had a ready source of discarded pallets to work with. Good recycling job, and a nice sturdy table with a history !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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#5 posted 444 days ago

I like it! You created something new from something old. Shape form and color as I see in your photo works well! Let the wood speak to you. And its there.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 442 days ago

Great recycle of the wood, turned out really good looking and sturdy coffee table.


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