Instructables: exploring - workshop - pallet - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:57:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Custom Flagstone Backyard Patio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-asymmetrical-stone-tiles-in-you-bac/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:53:35 PDT
Pallet Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-from-Pallet/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:19:17 PDT
Pallet Sliding Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Sliding-Door-1/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:17:48 PDT
Vertical corner garden out of pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-corner-garden-out-of-pallets/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:54:54 PDT
Wine/Whiskey Rack - Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/WineWhiskey-Rack-Pallet-Wood/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:56:23 PST
Industrial Style Pallet Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Style-Pallet-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:06:36 PST
Simple Prybar for pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Prybar-for-pallets/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:31:40 PST
Pallet Recycling: Plant Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Recycling-Plant-Bookcase/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 05:22:45 PST
Man Crate (gift crate) http://www.instructables.com/id/Man-Crate-gift-crate/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:54:18 PST
False Bottom Trunk from Reclaimed Wood (Pallets) http://www.instructables.com/id/False-Bottom-Trunk-from-Reclaimed-Wood-Pallets/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:55:37 PST
Pallet wood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-wood-Coffee-Table-1/
Pallet wood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SMALL.jpg Orinico Hi all. Apologies for taking so long to put these up. But adventures in pallet construction continue. While the pallet sofa awaits the cushions to be upholstered I thought I'd share my coffee table. Tried to push myself a little bit and move on from just utilitarian design to something a little b...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:54:26 PST
Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Chair-1/
Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/6V88/HPYORDH7/FVR6V88HPYORDH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/6V88/HPYORDH7/FVR6V88HPYORDH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/6V88/HPYORDH7/FVR6V88HPYORDH7.SMALL.jpg Lindermann95 In this instructable, I'm going to teach you step by step how to make a recycle wooden chair, with the Pallets. You can use it like decoration for the inside or outside of your house, if you want to use it outside, you'll need to cover the chair with some protection like varnish. Get The Pallets...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:01:12 PST
Easy Shoe Rack made from pallets for my attic http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Shoe-Rack-made-from-pallets-for-my-attic/
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:00:06 PST
"Dynamite Crate" End Table from Old Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamite-Crate-End-Table-from-Old-Pallet/
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 12:45:43 PST
Single Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Pallet-Chair/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:01:01 PDT
Easy, Cheap Folding Workbench! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheap-Folding-Workbench/
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:49:52 PDT
Headboard from Wooden Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Headboard-from-Wooden-Pallets/
Headboard from Wooden Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/44AM/HLA23C3N/F0Y44AMHLA23C3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/44AM/HLA23C3N/F0Y44AMHLA23C3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/44AM/HLA23C3N/F0Y44AMHLA23C3N.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour A few things the reader should know: This is my first Instructable. I am pretty much learning as I go with wood working which is why, along with the pleasing aesthetics, I began using reclaimed wood from old pallets. I will welcome any constructive comments that will help me better my skills. Pa...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:20:50 PDT
Inspirational Wall Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Inspirational-Wall-Hanging/
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:47:17 PDT
Pallet Garden Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Garden-Sofa/
Pallet Garden Sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/XVO4/HKVKM6ZF/FY0XVO4HKVKM6ZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/XVO4/HKVKM6ZF/FY0XVO4HKVKM6ZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/XVO4/HKVKM6ZF/FY0XVO4HKVKM6ZF.SMALL.jpg reganbkelly Affordable, durable pallet garden sofa. This project was built entirely of wooden pallets in just a couple of days. The whole design was under £50 for the materials as you can usually find many wooden pallets from industrial or business parks. Step 1: Creating the seats The first thing you will h...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 12:46:45 PDT
Home Made Hen Dust Bath From Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Hen-Dust-Bath-From-Pallets/
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 12:59:59 PDT
Skylanders Storage Tower for less than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylanders-Storage-Tower-for-less-than-20/
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 20:04:40 PDT
Pallet coasters from recycled wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-coasters-from-recycled-wood/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 00:53:33 PDT
Shipping pallet stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Shipping-pallet-stool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SMALL.jpg thomseal There are plenty of old shipping pallets floating around, which frequently become reappropriated in the form of tables and chairs. The wood used in shipping pallets is of low quality, but by cutting it up and laminating it back together, strength and new aesthetic can be achieved.  Tools/Materials:...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:49:01 PDT
Window planter made from old pallet. window sill herb garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-planter-made-from-old-pallet-window-sill-h/
Window planter made from old pallet. window sill herb garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SCKK/HHS9IH8B/F75SCKKHHS9IH8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SCKK/HHS9IH8B/F75SCKKHHS9IH8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SCKK/HHS9IH8B/F75SCKKHHS9IH8B.SMALL.jpg tthomas10 This is my first instructable, I designed these (well not really designed), more cobbled together, when i was looking for uses for the off cuts of pallets that i didn't reuse for the climbing frame ive made.  So yeah it took like 30 mins per one. cost about 50p.  Tools and ting. Tools: I us...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:59:31 PDT
Pallet wood chalkboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-wood-chalkboard/
Pallet wood chalkboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/UKP6/HHI560T6/F3XUKP6HHI560T6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/UKP6/HHI560T6/F3XUKP6HHI560T6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/UKP6/HHI560T6/F3XUKP6HHI560T6.SMALL.jpg azipper Hey my name is AIex and this is my first instructable. English is not my native language so please forgive if i made some mistakes ;) I found an old pallet at home and i didn´t want to throw it away so I thought: Hey I could turn it into a nice looking frame for a chalkboard to manage things! The ...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 02:51:23 PDT
How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Strawberry-Pallet-Planter/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:26:57 PDT
Vertical Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Garden-2/
Vertical Pallet Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/0BWU/HGH70UCZ/FXE0BWUHGH70UCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/0BWU/HGH70UCZ/FXE0BWUHGH70UCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/0BWU/HGH70UCZ/FXE0BWUHGH70UCZ.SMALL.jpg L.A.Woman Please vote for my Vertical Garden in the gardening contest and the Green contest!  Thank you! I moved from a house with a huge back yard to a place with a pretty nice sized balcony.  As much as I love to garden, space was going to be a challenge as well as dealing with potted plants.  I needed my ...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:07:07 PDT
Pallet End Table from Reused Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Table-from-Reused-wood-pallet/
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 21:27:52 PDT
Pallet Breaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Breaker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/56RY/HFSH5APO/FRO56RYHFSH5APO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/56RY/HFSH5APO/FRO56RYHFSH5APO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/56RY/HFSH5APO/FRO56RYHFSH5APO.SMALL.jpg walkthewalk If you have more than a couple of pallets to break up, this tool will save a lot of time. I welded it up from scrap I had in the shop (bed frame angle iron, black pipe, square tubing, shovel handle).  Lots of different scrap will work.  Make sure to make your forks wide enough so you can get around...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 11:10:31 PDT
Recycled Potted Plant Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Potted-Plant-Table/
Recycled Potted Plant Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/JHAP/HFSHFCCE/FAGJHAPHFSHFCCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/JHAP/HFSHFCCE/FAGJHAPHFSHFCCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/JHAP/HFSHFCCE/FAGJHAPHFSHFCCE.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker After completing a largish rain barrel project, I had a number of decking planks left over from a 5'x4' wood pallet that I had rescued from a dumpster. I decided to turn them into something useful, rather than figure out where to store them for future use. Since I had already dragged all my tools ou...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:14:23 PDT
Inexpensive kitchen light upgrade, using pallet wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-kitchen-light-upgrade-using-pallet-wo/
Inexpensive kitchen light upgrade, using pallet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/EJHH/HFD1F2XP/FZ3EJHHHFD1F2XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/EJHH/HFD1F2XP/FZ3EJHHHFD1F2XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/EJHH/HFD1F2XP/FZ3EJHHHFD1F2XP.SMALL.jpg just4u2c Just a little background info.. Recently we bought ourselves a nice little chunk of land to do all sorts of projects on. It came with a 1979 manufactured house. Now the house is in great shape, it does need a little..... updating... It hasn't been touched much since 1979. Everything is a learning ex...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 21:47:58 PDT
Pallet Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Planter-1/
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 10:45:38 PDT
Pallet Swing Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Swing-Chair/
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Wed, 2 May 2012 17:40:06 PDT
Pallet wood desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-wood-desk/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:49:57 PDT
Pallet Deck Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Deck-Chair/
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Sat, 5 May 2012 02:31:39 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Side Table with Drawer Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pallet-Side-Table-with-Drawer-Space/
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:58:08 PDT
How To Dismantle A Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Dismantle-A-Pallet/
How To Dismantle A Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QYFB/FVDBZKD8/F6VQYFBFVDBZKD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QYFB/FVDBZKD8/F6VQYFBFVDBZKD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QYFB/FVDBZKD8/F6VQYFBFVDBZKD8.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva It was Gerrit Reitvild who first deconstructed a transport crate to reassemble it into furniture that was both affordable and could be easily constructed from the individual pieces. In that sprit this booklet is made to reveal a method to dismantle this wooden beast of burden, the pallet. Like a d...
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Sun, 31 May 2009 14:27:51 PDT
Stellar-X Pallet Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Stellar-X-Pallet-Table/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 11:05:52 PST
Pallet Coffee Table With Storage Cubby http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Coffee-Table-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/X7E5/HD4VGMIQ/FBEX7E5HD4VGMIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/X7E5/HD4VGMIQ/FBEX7E5HD4VGMIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/X7E5/HD4VGMIQ/FBEX7E5HD4VGMIQ.SMALL.jpg bmciver2 This coffee table was born out of a need to furnish a living room with an industrial-chic look.  We wanted something functional and beautiful, and budget friendly that we could get also get our hands dirty making. To make the coffee table, we used: - 2 pallets - Sand paper - Stain - Finishing nail...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:41:31 PST
How to use Free Pallets to Build a BBQ Restaurant http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Free-Pallets-to-Build-a-BBQ-Restaurant/
How to use Free Pallets to Build a BBQ Restaurant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/KPWT/HAQ32TVF/FKNKPWTHAQ32TVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/KPWT/HAQ32TVF/FKNKPWTHAQ32TVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/KPWT/HAQ32TVF/FKNKPWTHAQ32TVF.SMALL.jpg vanweb This Instructable will walk you through the process of designing and building a BBQ themed restaurant with a VERY small budget. We relied on our own ingenuity, our scrounging ability and our creativity to make a restaurant that looked like we had spent a fortune, when in fact we did not. The seconda...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 09:15:35 PST
Pallet Bench Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bench-Project/
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Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:37:04 PDT
Robo Mover http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Mover/
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 08:55:43 PST
Pallet Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Mallet/
Pallet Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ABS7/HAQ30EK1/FQCABS7HAQ30EK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ABS7/HAQ30EK1/FQCABS7HAQ30EK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ABS7/HAQ30EK1/FQCABS7HAQ30EK1.SMALL.jpg ivan_stephens I needed a wood mallet and kept forgetting to grab one at the store, so I made one. My buddy casey gave me some red oak pallets and they had been sitting in my woodshop (garage) for several months now. I figured I would try to make one from that wood. Preparing the wood Remove any nails and thic...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 09:46:09 PST
One-Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Pallet-Chair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/8JQ5/GKQ3D6DY/FJ78JQ5GKQ3D6DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/8JQ5/GKQ3D6DY/FJ78JQ5GKQ3D6DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/8JQ5/GKQ3D6DY/FJ78JQ5GKQ3D6DY.SMALL.jpg casvandegoor This Adirondack chair was built from just one pallet! Download the Google SketchUp model here. Here's how to make splendid material-efficient pallet furniture: 1. Scavenge: Pallets are everywhere. Some are in great conditions and some have a couple of broken beams. Some are free and some cost a c...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 08:25:43 PST
Very Cheap Wood Sanding Machine from an Angle Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Cheap-Wood-Sanding-Machine-from-an-Angle-Grin/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:17:50 PDT
Sofa de Pallets (Pallet Sofa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sofa-de-Pallets/
Sofa de Pallets (Pallet Sofa) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/BUQV/H994RWRO/F9DBUQVH994RWRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/BUQV/H994RWRO/F9DBUQVH994RWRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/BUQV/H994RWRO/F9DBUQVH994RWRO.SMALL.jpg manfredpw Olá pessoal, Sou usuário do site a bastante tempo, mas este é o meu primeiro post aqui, então se faltarem detalhes ou algo não ficar muito claro, postem suas dúvidas e vou tentar ajudá-los. AVISO: Primeiramente gostaria de deixar claro uma coisa: moro no Brasil, e nossa língua é o Português (não ...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 21:55:21 PST
LED Lit Upcycled Wine Rack with Recycled Pallet and Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lit-Upcycled-Wine-Rack-with-Recycled-Pallet-an/
LED Lit Upcycled Wine Rack with Recycled Pallet and Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/ZUVW/H7URAUGP/FRIZUVWH7URAUGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/ZUVW/H7URAUGP/FRIZUVWH7URAUGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/ZUVW/H7URAUGP/FRIZUVWH7URAUGP.SMALL.jpg Elemental LED Hi everyone, Michael from Elemental LED here. This step by step tutorial will show how I put together an LED lit upcycled wine rack. This project was a lot of fun and very rewarding. I had been wanting to do a project that used recycled materials for a while now. If anyone has questions please leav...
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 10:02:21 PST
How to determine if a wood pallet is safe for use http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-determine-if-a-wood-pallet-is-safe-for-use/
How to determine if a wood pallet is safe for use - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/TE23/GZQR3QO7/F1CTE23GZQR3QO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/TE23/GZQR3QO7/F1CTE23GZQR3QO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/TE23/GZQR3QO7/F1CTE23GZQR3QO7.SMALL.jpg minnecrapolis I've noticed recently that there is a lot of incorrect or outdated information regarding wood pallets. My company makes dozens of pallets each day so I thought I would clear the air in regard to new pallets in the U.S. NPPO/IPPC Standars More companies are starting to build one-time-use pallets ...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 13:59:50 PDT
Cladding a 1000 ltr/250 gallon IBC water tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Cladding-a-1000-ltr250-gallon-IBC-water-tank/
Cladding a 1000 ltr/250 gallon IBC water tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SMALL.jpg Gareth0123 Last Autumn I obtained a 1000 litre IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container), plastic tank on a galvanised pallet. This had originally been used to transfer diesel fuel from the shore to ship and then to from the ship to various rigs and platforms in the North Sea Energy fields. I wanted this ...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:59:18 PDT
Slot Together Pyramid Garden Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Slot-Together-Pyramid-Garden-Planter/
Slot Together Pyramid Garden Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/8VAR/HAQ30D33/F7F8VARHAQ30D33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/8VAR/HAQ30D33/F7F8VARHAQ30D33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/8VAR/HAQ30D33/F7F8VARHAQ30D33.SMALL.jpg Gareth0123 I have been busy with my Pallet Dismantling bar again, and this time I have made slot together pyramid garden planter from the reclaimed Pallet timbers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipQLy-0Pfag This planter took me approximately 90 minutes to make: The design is simple, and so is the required lev...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 15:32:46 PDT