Pallet Pal

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Project by NedB posted 04-23-2014 08:11 PM 18232 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I supported Izzy’s website (though I could have easily cobbled something together)... and picked up his plan for a Pallet Pal… a pallet disassembly tool. In this case it is a Pallet Pal made of red Oak recycled from a pallet (seemed appropriate). It is used to disassemble a skid relatively quickly and easily (vs crowbar and hammer…).

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#1 posted 04-24-2014 12:08 AM

Good job. I was wondering how you disassembled the pallet to make the pallet pal. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 04-24-2014 12:40 AM

Very cool, I built something similar, but I like the width of yours better.

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#3 posted 04-24-2014 01:29 AM

My guess…

Let’s see… You place it over a slat-end with the 2×6 lever going under it.
Then, you lower the lever popping the end off the pallet.

? Close ?

Looks like it would work… if you don’t break the Lever board… :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#4 posted 04-24-2014 01:01 PM

not sure how this works
looks like the base and lever boards are fixed
not able to pivot

can you show us how it works

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 04-24-2014 02:36 PM

If you fellas are interested in how it works Izzy Swan shows ya right here.

-- I'll think of a good one someday

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#6 posted 04-24-2014 06:31 PM

Awesome job and thanks for the link

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 04-24-2014 07:24 PM

Looks good, I will have to make one when I go out to the shop today.

-- --Tyrone - BC, Canada "Nothing is ever perfect, we just run out of time."

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#8 posted 04-24-2014 08:07 PM

Looks like Izzy put a strut behind his bar to stiffen it.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#9 posted 04-24-2014 10:03 PM

I wasn’t very far off… COOL lil device… Sure beats the way I used to do it!! :) LOL

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#10 posted 04-25-2014 05:02 AM

I disassembled the donor pallet the ‘hard’ way… with recip saw and a hammer.

I may have to adjust my handle placement (mine is simply screwed together) as I broke most of the boards I pulled off of the one skid I tested it on. (which of course defeats the purpose if you’re trying to reuse the wood). For simple pallet demolition for firewood or whatnot, it works great as is.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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