Instructables: exploring - pallets - featured Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:42:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wood Pallet Mini Bar
Wood Pallet Mini Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> Shaneschnek How to build a rustic wood pallet minibar in 7 easy steps. What you will need... HammerNailsScrews3 Wooden Pallets Counter and Back 1) Move wood around to make smooth top for table.2) Cut Pallet in half.3) Nail counter and back together flush. Legs 1) Disassemble other pallets.2) Cut to sam...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 13:50:43 PDT
Toy Storage Unit/Window Seat made from Pallets
Toy Storage Unit/Window Seat made from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> ziggnaff We needed some way of storing all the toys my children play with but wanted it to blend in with the rest of our furniture in the lounge room. After making a bookcase out of pallet wood I decided to construct this toy storage unit/window seat using a similar method. Gather your equipment Materi...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 22:12:19 PDT
Bat-Box from a Reclaimed Pallet
Bat-Box from a Reclaimed Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renard_Bleu Nana-nana-nana-nana Bat Box! This project provides a much needed home for the commonly misunderstood and under-appreciated flying mammals. Why would I want to harbor these flying rodents on or near my property? Bats are very efficient hunters; most consume up to 50% of their body weight in insect...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 16:09:18 PDT
The Mallet from Pallets
The Mallet from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> imthemaker This is a great project for those who want to make something cool, easy and useful in 30 mins or less. The cost of the materials for this project was essentially $0 if you don't count nails (which you probably already have). I actually made two of these. One I finished with raw linseed oil and the o...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:22 PDT
Pallet Wood Treasure Chest - From Ugly to Beauty
Pallet Wood Treasure Chest - From Ugly to Beauty - More DIY How To Projects]]> t0mm0t A couple of days ago while I was doing some stuff in the workshop, suddenly this ugly looking wood block from an old pallet striked my eye. But in my view it wasn't ugly at all. It had a clear vision of it, what it would look like with a little passion and even more elbow grease. So I saved this sma...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:25:21 PDT
Eco-Friendly Entertainment Piece
Eco-Friendly Entertainment Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> FoxysMyGirl I wanted to have an entertainment piece that would hold all of the components we had and give storage space for movies, games, etc.... It also had to be easy to move to clean behind and to plug/unplug components or to change them out. I love pallets and I created my design using the pallets I had ...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:38:25 PDT
Make your own pallet!
Make your own pallet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster So you want to make that crafty pallet project that you saw on Pinterest, but you just don't have access to any pallets. What's a person to do?Make your own!Follow these easy steps to make your own homemade pallet, and you'll be ready to make your own pallet-based projects in no time! Materials P...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 21:31:25 PST
Pallet Rubber Band Gun
Pallet Rubber Band Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClenseYourPallet The rubber band gun is a classic toy. I have awesome memories of all the rubber band guns that my Dad made for me when I was young. They were always different styles made of different materials. I had so much fun pretending I was a cowboy, and from shooting my sisters.So when I saw a rubber band c...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:16:19 PST
Pallet Table Game of thrones - DIY Tutorial
Pallet Table Game of thrones - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> LetsTryDIY Do you want to know how a pallet can be turned into a coffee table with a map of Westeros on top of it? Well, then your in luck! Items needed: SawHammerCrowbarSet SquarePenPencilScrewdriverTapeMap of Westeros in desired size (or some other pattern)Wood burner(? Do unfortunately not know the English ...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:49:14 PST
Palletable Workbench
Palletable Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 I had a stack of pallets left over from laying sod this spring, and I've seen so many amazing things on Instructables built with them. So I figured "why not?" It would be my first pallet project and "it would be fun!" **Tools Needed:Hammer Nail Setter Vise-Grips Wood Glue Sandpaper / Sander (100,1...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:46:16 PST
A Pallet = a Bench
A Pallet = a Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> redeemade The conversion of a EUR pallet into a bench is a simple operation, will cost you less of a euro and relatively short time . Conditions to achieve an ergonomic sitting are linked to its size. This instructable will help you to build a resistant, light, ergonomic, recycled, outdoors, easy assemble, ch...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:13:40 PST
Pallet Wood Wine Rack and Liquor Shelf
Pallet Wood Wine Rack and Liquor Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> macgyver603 Pallets are one of my favorite sources for building materials. With a bit of work, you can get some great project wood out of lumber that would otherwise be thrown out. Pallet projects also provide the unique challenge to adapt to the material as you work since no two pallet boards are alike. Accent...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:34:34 PST
The Pallet Wine Rack
The Pallet Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- I don't like wine, which is most likely due to my unsophisticated palate, and I'm ok with that. I also don't like working with pallets, but I acquire five of them every winter since I burn wood pellets.The Warden likes wine and wants a pallet wine rack ... even without the picture and title above, ...

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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:59:40 PST
Kids Pallet Workbench
Kids Pallet Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClenseYourPallet My two year old loves to work with me in my shop. I found him a workbench at a garage sale but he quickly our grew the plastic toy. I knew it was time for a real wood workbench with real tools. Too soon? NEVER!! I gave it to him for Christmas and he loved it. It's sturdy, all wood and it had some ro...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:50:52 PST
Recycled Key Rack
Recycled Key Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> rdonaldson1 This is a neat way to use some extra keys that you may have hiding in a drawer. Lets you organize your keys by using keys!A quick project that can be done in under an hour. Round Up The Tools! A person doesn't need much to make this. A pallet board and some screws, a drill with screwdriver bit an...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:01:23 PST
Poop'n Stoop (w/ Pallets Of Course)
Poop'n Stoop (w/ Pallets Of Course) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClenseYourPallet That's right, a Poop'n Stoop. Give someone you love the gift of a marvelous bowel movement this Christmas.My family has a gag gift exchange for Christmas every year and I though this would be perfect. Funny yet useful. I hope my title won't offend anyone, it was meant a funny alternative to more con...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:13:04 PST
Trestle from pallets
Trestle from pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> gingerben23 I needed a set of trestles recently and rather than buy a set which can get expensive, especially for a decent sturdy set, i decided to build a set. I decided to build them out of timber reclaimed from a pallet. A big pallet granted but this will work with smaller pallets as well.Tools and Materials...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:04:03 PST
DIY Jewelry Organizer (Wall Mount)
DIY Jewelry Organizer (Wall Mount) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeandlauren My wife wanted a way to organize all of her necklaces. I didn't want to spend any money... Here's the result. Old Hinges We had these old hinges left over from our kitchen remodel. They matched the pallet wood feel nicely. Separate pallet slats. We used a reciprocating saw to cut through...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:06:01 PST
Pallet Shelves. no big tools
Pallet Shelves. no big tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> fisho1 I wanted to build something with pallets but only using basic hand tools as that is all I have.Tools:spade (for breaking up the pallets)hammerchisel2 clampsstright edgecircula saw (not essential hand saw is fine)hand planesanderpaint brushmaterials:a few pallets (works well if you have one with long...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:25:48 PST
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClenseYourPallet I love working with pallets. The wood is hard to work with, it's hard to get, and it takes way more work to finish. But even with all of that I love them. I don't know if it is the unique way the projects turn out or if it's that you are using wood that would get burned or chipped if you didn't use ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:57:08 PST
Pallet table (UPDATE!!)
Pallet table (UPDATE!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> nenieh DON'T GORGET TO VOTE FOR ME IN THE WOOD SECTION!!collect a pallet with small pieces of wood and with straight legs for the tabel.Tools/Material i needed:jig sawmiter saw rule pencil screw glue sander hand planer screw machine drill 1. Top desk Make layer 1 first.The outside length is 80 cm.You ca...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:28:39 PST
PALLET SAFETY - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule I personally love using Pallets for projects. Many people do, but it is very important to know what you are using. Pallets are sometimes treated with very powerful chemicals. So here I will show you what to look for when getting pallets to make sure they are safe for reuse. Feel free to link this in...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:27:37 PST
pallet xmas tree
pallet xmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> BristolCaretaker So this is my first attempt at an ible after lots of reading and doing of some little projects so please be kind! As with most people I''ve taken some great ideas off here and tweaked them for my own circumstance and after seeing a few pallet xmas trees on here I'd thought I'd give it a go and see w...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 07:42:02 PST
RECLAIMED WOOD PALLET DESK - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule This is a desk I built from left over wood from pallets I used in my Bed Frame. In total it coast me about 22euros to make. I only spent money on industrial shelf holders & wood glue. The rest is stuff I had at home, found or got for free.This is a great desk because you can make it fit to any space...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 09:17:08 PST
How to Denail a Cut Pallet
How to Denail a Cut Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> nhampto9 If u followed my 'Ible on "How to Disassemble a Pallet", u may still want to get the nails out. I know that some of you rejected that disassembly method out of hand because of the desire for nail-free wood. Have no fear. Nail-Free Slats are EASY! Nail-free 2x4s are a pain but doable. Denailing Sla...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 23:19:39 PST
Kid's Pallet Picnic Table
Kid's Pallet Picnic Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Little_Bird Hey everyone, thanks for taking a look at this, my first instructable. The idea for a pallet-sourced kids picnic table came about because I needed a low-cost, easy-to-build solution for something that my son (and eventually our newborn) could sit at and enjoy coloring, painting, and snacking the war...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:54:17 PST
How To Disassemble A Pallet
How To Disassemble A Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> nhampto9 As an avid pallet recycler w 100 pallets disassembled & repurposed this summer, I am sympathetic to the pains & frustrations of disassembly. But when I heard that someone took 6 hard hours to take a single pallet apart when I do it daily w 100% usability in Basic construction regardless of size is a...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:17:08 PST
City Skyline Pallet Art
City Skyline Pallet Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> bluebean Tools/Materialhammersawsand papercoffee/varnish/woodstainmasking tapescrewshanging wirePallet/wood boardsnails Wood Prep Please see my other instructable on how to lay out the wood: its stripping a pallet ,sanding it down and laying ea...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:45:04 PST
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> az√ľkiBEAN Put some character onto your blank wall by filling up space and displaying your knickknacks! Find Your Materials I used 6 bed slats that I had laying around. Make The Frame By nailing the corners as seen. I used nails from a random box I found in my kitchen shelves. BTW: All the slats are th...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:54:15 PST
rustic minibar from pallet frames
rustic minibar from pallet frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> DK-learningbydoing In our lovely garden we have a nice sunny corner where we barbecue. But there is always too little counter space for both food and beers. So to solve this world problem, I want a piece of furniture that looks nice but also has both storage and counter space. Plan and materials I wanted to use the...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:44:34 PST
Pallet chest
Pallet chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> arcadeprecinct After reading a few instructables I decided to build something from pallets. Inspired by these two projects, I decided to build a chest. This was my second project ever (first one was the coffee table that can be seen in the first image) so there is definitely room for improvement.My goal was to us...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:04:12 PST
Pallet American Flag
Pallet American Flag - More DIY How To Projects]]> mackderin This American flag can be used for outdoor or indoor decorative use. It's very simple to make! To make this American flag you will need:One palletRed spray paintWhite semi gloss spray paintBlue acrylic paintSponge brushSawzallDEWALT 6 TPI Woodcutting Sawzall blade Get your pallet For this project...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 14:12:45 PST
American Flag Pallet
American Flag Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> bluebean This instructable shows you how to make a hanging American flag from a pallet, It doesn't take too long and isn't too difficult, so enjoy!Tools/Items Required:SawHammerNailsSand paperbox cutterPrinterRulerMasking tapePaint - red/white/BlueVarnish Setting up the pallet Strip off all the wood exce...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:35:06 PDT
Simple potting bench with storage
Simple potting bench with storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hariskal A Potting bench or gardening table is a kind of workbench used for small gardening tasks such as transplanting seedlings. A basic potting bench has a work surface at bench height and storage for potting soil, pots, and tools.What you are going to need:2 pallets, ideally in a good conditionElectric ...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:32:09 PDT
Pallet Wood Patio Table
Pallet Wood Patio Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshwelch9 I wanted to make a patio table because the one I have currently falls over when the umbrella is open with any kind of wind. I thought a pallet wood table could be both strong enough and heavy enough to keep the umbrella in check and still do okay outdoors. Breaking down pallets The first thing I...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:13:52 PDT
Liquor rack
Liquor rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Badger4700 I have seen a few similar racks and decided to make one suited to my needs. Find a suitable pallet Just about any pallet that is in good condition will do. Disassemble the pallet and stain the pieces. I used a sawsall to cut through the nails and to cut the pallet down. I cut mine at the firs...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:38:22 PDT
Wood Pallet Backyard Deck
Wood Pallet Backyard Deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> pamala.leonard Many years ago, my kids and I cleared out the storage container that my company had for many years. About 10 years earlier, one of our staff left the company and all of his boxes of documents were put in storage. 2x4s had been used to make rudimentary shelving for the boxes to sit on. After we cle...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:25:30 PDT
Pallet Workbench
Pallet Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> carlh86 As a tall fella, I’m fed up of breaking my back leaning over to reach tables built for ‘normal’ people. I decided for my back’s sake its time I built a workbench for me…or any other tall person.Please bear with me on these instructions, I don’t know any technical terms and I’m sure there are better ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:51:31 PDT
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour The boards from pallets can be used in a multitude of projects but the side and center beams (also called "stringers") that are sandwiched between the top and bottom boards are a bit more difficult to use. When I decided to build a shelf/coat rack I looked at my supply of pallet wood and seeing the...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:40:44 PDT
Outdoor Pallet Credenza/Bar
Outdoor Pallet Credenza/Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZaneEricB I enjoy walking through my neighborhood on the night before trash day... i know its a problem BUT... i have found so many usefully odds and ends. From Mid Centruty Modern Teak chairs, Stainless Steel Bug Spray Canisters, a Chimnea, Plants, and so on, while they all need some love, for the most part ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:09:03 PDT
Pallet Cat House
Pallet Cat House - More DIY How To Projects]]> epiphanyww I built this cat tower/house for our little kitty, and thought I would share my experience for any of you out there who would like to see how I did it, and hopefully make one of your own. The video above chronicles my entire journey from start to finish with step-by-step instructions. In case videos...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:27:54 PDT
Take A Load Off: Pallet Lounger
Take A Load Off: Pallet Lounger - More DIY How To Projects]]> japrechaun This is an outdoor lounger I built out of an old pallet. It was a little bit of trial and error to get a good seat height and angle to be comfortable, but in the end, I must say, it is rather comfortable. (for a chair with no cushions) Most of the joinery is half lap joints which i accomplished with...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:49:20 PDT
Pallet Wood Parquetry Circle Table
Pallet Wood Parquetry Circle Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> jturner44 This is my step by step guide to making a small circle table with a parquetry top, made entirely of pallet wood.Tools RequiredTable SawJig SawPlaner (You really really need one of these for this)Miter SawVarious SandersClamps... lots of clampsDrillScrew GunGluePry BarLots of table spaceThis is a rat...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:37:34 PDT
Easy picture frame from pallet wood
Easy picture frame from pallet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster This is a ridiculously simple, quick-and-dirty picture frame made from pallet wood.I built it to display this old motorcycle license plate, but the same approach could be used to make a frame for just about anything.You only need a few basic tools to make this. However, a 3D printer or laser engrave...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:29:39 PDT
Pallet Treasure Chest
Pallet Treasure Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> WelshWoodWorking I have access to many pallets and pallets straps at work, so I wanted to make use of some of these besides for firewood :)So I decided to make a chest for storing valuable keepsakes.I hope you enjoy this instructable, and if you have any questions - fire away.Please Remember to Vote for me in the Co...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:03:09 PDT
Pallet Dogs
Pallet Dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> mingus2073 Pallets....what to do with them? Since 1998, I’ve been creating art with pallets, Pallet Art, everything from picture frames to armoirs. For this project I chose to go simple. A few cuts here and there, some screws and voila, Pallet Dogs. The perfect, fun art piece and….FREE!....almost. Tools and ...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:23:06 PDT
Pallet Screen Door
Pallet Screen Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> skunch1 With the hot summer rapidly approaching here in Idaho I was looking for a cheap, easy way to get a better cross-breeze in our house. I had some pallets lying around so I figured why not build a screen door! The total cost of the project ended up being around $17-$25 (it would have been $17 but I had...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:33:52 PDT
Nintendo NES pallet table
Nintendo NES pallet table - More DIY How To Projects]]> GEEK design After some time I present you a new pallet project I did for me and my living room - I finally found some time and finished something I had in my wish list for some time now: Nintendo NES alike pallet table. It was absolute pleasure to create something that reminds you on happy geek childhood days w...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:03:36 PDT
Pallet Companion Cube Container
Pallet Companion Cube Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> 110_Design The following will guide you through the process of creating your very own companion cube container. Combining two great things, pallets and video game culture, I have brought into this world an up-cycled cube. Depending on the scale that it is made into, it can serve many purposes. From office tras...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 13:58:23 PDT
Palletwood Table
Palletwood Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> medalhead While i was building the Table i didn't think of making an Instructable out of it.So i don't have original pictures of every step. Luckily i made some Pictures while building it.I tried to redo the steps, i didn't had pictures from, to give you an idea how i made it. Surface to start with I start...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 08:03:03 PDT