beer coaster

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Project by Robbbi1 posted 02-25-2016 02:31 AM 2624 views 26 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made a whole bunch of these. wife gave most of them away.Now I will have to make more for my self.

-- Robbi

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#1 posted 02-25-2016 03:15 AM

That is pretty cool. Looks time consuming.

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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#2 posted 02-25-2016 03:15 AM

Very neat project. I like these kinds of pallet coasters better than the popsicle-stick kinds. Could you provide the dimensions of the individual pieces? Also, how did you make the rounded cutout in the side “rails”?

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#3 posted 02-25-2016 03:26 AM

Don, side rails are 1/2 inch by 4 inches long, 1/4 inch thick. cross boards are 5/16 by 3 1/2 long 1/8 inch
thick. I cut the side rails with my scroll saw, I glued and pin nailed them together. you will need 13 of the
cross boards, and 3 of the rail boards. hope you make some people really love them.

thank you guys for the comments.

-- Robbi

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#4 posted 02-25-2016 10:11 AM

Too cool,great idea

-- Vince

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#5 posted 02-25-2016 02:04 PM

How did you shrink those pallets. Must have taken lots of heat and good dryer. haha

Very nice.

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#6 posted 02-25-2016 02:35 PM

Very creative.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#7 posted 02-25-2016 05:18 PM

that’s a very cool project Robbi, but ya need to work on your choice of beer. :(

Life’s to short to drink bad beer.

-- Mark

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#8 posted 02-25-2016 05:32 PM

Very cool idea. Might have to make some of these myself.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#9 posted 02-25-2016 09:21 PM

You need to do some creative photography with a forklift in the background to make that can look huge. Fun project.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#10 posted 02-25-2016 09:42 PM

We have a vendor who sells packaging who uses a very similar mini-pallet with a yellow sticky pad on top.

The stickies have their company name and phone # on them, so it makes for clever advertising.

No mystery about what they sell….. pallets :^)

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

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#11 posted 02-25-2016 10:40 PM

thanks for the comments, these are a big hit with everyone.

-- Robbi

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#12 posted 02-26-2016 12:47 AM

Well they may be small, but I’m sure they’re a big hit!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#13 posted 02-26-2016 02:08 AM

The choice of beverage sends the wrong message to young and upcomming woodworkers. But compared to all the sweetened beverages; In my shop it is Coors, in bottles, full stregth and the refrigerator set to 38 degrees, the same temperature that is used at the AZ Diamondback stadium. Seriously good clean water. Nice project :)

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#14 posted 02-26-2016 07:32 PM

I totally love it. That is absolutely great.

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#15 posted 03-17-2016 02:24 AM

nice! if my wife sees these, I will be making a bunch.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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