Shutter and Pallet Wood Cupboard

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Project by ~Julie~ posted 06-10-2011 02:38 AM 5316 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just blogged about the making of this cupboard. You can read it here at my Lumberjocks blog Part 1 and Part 2

-- ~Julie~

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#1 posted 06-10-2011 02:47 AM

very cool

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#2 posted 06-10-2011 03:30 AM

Nice looking cupboard.

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#3 posted 06-10-2011 03:37 AM

This is really cute and the color of the wood and paint goes nicely together.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#4 posted 06-10-2011 04:48 AM

Love the recycle, looks great.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#5 posted 06-10-2011 04:58 AM

Love it!!! Especially the color blue…and not just because it’s Robins egg blue! LOL. It’s bright and cheerful and a great use for those old shutters!

-- Robbinscabin,

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#6 posted 06-10-2011 08:51 AM

nice idea, very good this project.

-- Brazjuca guarapari Brasil. All worth it when the soul is not small. (Fernando Pessoa)

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#7 posted 09-20-2011 02:02 PM

Julie, I have been offline for most of the summer- so I missed the final version of this cool shutter table. It turned out lovely!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#8 posted 09-19-2012 07:40 PM

Again with the pallet wood. Can you tell me how you joined the planks? I have a Chinese bisquit
jointer, but I don’t have great luck with it. I now have a thickness planer that will help though.
I get access to tons of pallet wood. I usually only keep the red and white oak. I got some cool
unknown stuff that was shipped from the orient. Wish I could find some more of that. I was
like a cypress or something. Love the cabinet, I’m stealing that idea too. Is that pine or white oak?

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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#9 posted 09-20-2012 11:37 AM

Pete, When I need a wider board than I have I just use glue and clamps and glue edge-to-edge. I don’t use biscuits myself, although many people do. I really don’t know what wood it is, but I don’t think it’s pine. My wood identification skills are poor! (You may be able to tell what wood it is from the blog where there are more photos, Part 1 is here)

-- ~Julie~

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