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Project by David Dean posted 125 days ago 715 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt using pallet wood to make furniture . Got lucky and got some 7’ x 3 ½ “ x ¾” boards of white pine which made it easy to do this project but the pulling nails and sanding and staining and some polyurethane . 100 % recycle wood





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twinwillow

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#1 posted 125 days ago

Nice work. Great use of what most people call trash

-- John

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 125 days ago

Very nice project to recycle wood, both blanket chests look great…well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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David Dean

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#3 posted 125 days ago

Thanks folks but now I now why I like oak so good.

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#4 posted 125 days ago

Great job.

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Dracombe

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#5 posted 125 days ago

Very nice!

-- Pierre - "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." Winston Churchill

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#6 posted 125 days ago

Well done and nice re-use of wood…. I’d like to try that sometime…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Wheathills

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#7 posted 125 days ago

Nice clean lines with an appropriate finish. The white ivory look to the handles is very effective.
Good job

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK, http://www.wheathills.com

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Kaa162

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#8 posted 124 days ago

These are very nice!

-- Blessed to have a wife who supports my addiction...Hobbies!

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David Dean

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#9 posted 124 days ago

thanks for the comments and next time Im going to try a dresser or two. Thanks again

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#10 posted 124 days ago

David,

They certainly look good, and exhibit your unique style.

You are fortunate to get so much stock in the same dimensions, a rare find indeed.

The de nailing and removal of unusable sections along with the additional surface preparation and associated work is all part of the process when using recycled materials.

Kind of puts the skills of the users into a respect category in my mind.

Keep up the good work!!

-- Regards Robert

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David Dean

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#11 posted 123 days ago

Thanks Rob I read all your bolgs which helped alote Im thing of building some dresser’s with them thanks again.

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#12 posted 23 days ago

Nice balance in these. Plywood panels?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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David Dean

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#13 posted 23 days ago

thank you.

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