Wishing well from pallets

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Project by Todd McDonald "2 Bored Saws" posted 08-17-2013 06:58 PM 7336 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first wishing well. I didn’t really have anything in mind, just started cutting. It ended up 3 feet wide and 5 1/2 feet tall. I was really happy of the outcome. I didn’t put a rope or anything on it, because the customer wasn’t sure what they were going to put in it. The finish is a treated stain from the local lumber yard.

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 07:23 PM

Very nice—great looking project.

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 10:03 PM

I’d say you did an outstanding job. I would never guess you used pallets for lumber. Way to go!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

#3 posted 08-18-2013 12:59 AM

I don’t use the standard 4×3 pallets. Sheet metal pallets are made with all kinds of different pieces of wood. It gives you a huge selection. My uncle owns a pallet recycle company also, so I get some wood from him.

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.

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#4 posted 08-18-2013 01:17 PM

That’s a good idea! Neat use for pallet wood and looks great!

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#5 posted 08-21-2013 04:18 PM

Beautiful wishing well and creative use of wood pallets. Great build and like the stain.

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