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Project by BrandonR posted 06-03-2013 12:08 PM 1237 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally went to the dark side and used some pallets for a project.

I am starting to sell some of my etsy shop items in a local store on our towns’ main street. I wanted a unique table to display the items on that was rustic looking.

I used some 2×2’s to frame the top, but otherwise it was 100% pallet wood, lots of glue, and brad nails.

Wasn’t crazy about working with the pallet wood. Have to be willing to let the wood just be as it is. I didn’t let the wood touch anything buy two cheap blades on my miter and table saw.

I also made Woodworking for Mere Mortals miter sled. The only difference was a I used aluminum t-track as the runners. Much less frustrating than using wood runners and getting them to fit perfectly. The sled was quite useful with all the miters!!!!

Not sure if i should put a stain or clear coat on it. Any guys out there using pallet’s have any suggestions? The deconstruction of the pallets almost paid off for not having to do a normal finishing process!





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-03-2013 01:36 PM

Great. I love recycling.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 06-03-2013 02:09 PM

love the way it turned out . when i did my table like this i jst put a clear coat on it and ithink it turned out good. and got to love that free wood

-- greg indiana

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#3 posted 06-03-2013 03:45 PM

brandon ya i planned mine and just used 3 coats of polyearthane (know not spelled right lol) but ya think it would look very sharp on yours did an entertanment center and she didnt want it plained then pollyed it and it looked good

-- greg indiana

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indgreg

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#4 posted 06-03-2013 04:33 PM

also im lucky i work at pallet shop in the evinings for my second job so i get to pick and chose the good wood and its already cut apart all i got to do is cut out nails or take a punch and knock them thru

-- greg indiana

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#5 posted 06-04-2013 02:24 AM

Great job

-- Todd

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#6 posted 06-05-2013 06:36 PM

Good looking table, has lots of character. Like the rustic look. Great reuse of the pallets.

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