Pallet divan - Turkish pallets ;-) post

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Pallet divan
Turkish pallets ;-)

1. Pallet divan on the roof.
2. Mattress maker cutting the foam.
3. Pallets put on concrete blocks.
4. Turkish saw in action.
5. Japanese saw in Turkey.
6. All you need is fantasy.

Here it is, the hangout and sleeping divan I build this summer in Turkey.
South West Turkey is hot in the summer, really hot, so a place to sleep looking at the stars or hanging out after sunset. In spring and fall it will be a perfect place for the mid day also, so I look forward to the next visit to our little house by the sea.

Build from trashed pallets, six concrete blocks and a mattress.

You can read more in the blog:

Hope this can inspire to get a nap or perhaps make a pallet divan…

Best thoughts,


-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#1 posted 09-22-2016 10:55 PM

Excellent, Mads!

-- God bless, Candy

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 09-22-2016 11:17 PM

Outta sight, my friend!!!!!!! you could travel the world making projects for everyone with just your bag of neat hand tools!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 09-22-2016 11:58 PM




Way to think… & DO…

Great work!


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

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#4 posted 09-23-2016 02:32 AM


But I suppose in a setting like that, a stack of firewood would look EXCELLENT !!!


-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#5 posted 09-23-2016 03:36 AM

Way to go Mads, that architectural brain of yours ticking away again, I can just imagine myself snoozing away a few quite hours on this baby.
all the best

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 09-23-2016 03:47 AM



-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#7 posted 09-23-2016 04:40 AM

Excellent .. that was said before but it really is!

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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#8 posted 09-23-2016 12:27 PM

Great work! Real pleasure place.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 09-23-2016 07:46 PM

Great looking place to relax!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#10 posted 10-17-2016 10:05 AM

Richard, trust me we have enjoyed it a lot and go there soon where the temperature are less hot, at this time it will be even more useful.
majuvla, nails only, smiles.
old novice, thank you.
Madts, ;-) a lot.
Pete, the truth is I really enjoyed thinking it, hunting free materials and then making it happen. I enjoy that part, the making, just as much as the using.
John, laugh, yes somehow you are really right. If we stack it right… ;-)
Joe, I will lean back and send you a good thought.
Jim, think i could enjoy that, the more tools I get the less tools I need… That’s kind of how it is.
CFrye, big smile, thanks.
Thank you all for the comments.
Best of my thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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