Pallet Table With Hidden Storage (March 2013)

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Project by JSB posted 03-18-2013 02:10 AM 2758 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to build a 4’ picnic table for the Mississippi Modern Homestead Center. After a bit of discussion, I got approval to build a children’s table out of pallets to stay with their re-purpose theme. The build took nearly all of 6 pallets plus 4 table legs from my wife’s old dining table and the paint was left over paint from my Christmas toy boxes. $0 spent on materials. I also made a hidden storage tray in the middle of the top. For a long, descriptive, picture and video filled article check out my writeup on my website.

-- Jay -

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-18-2013 02:29 AM

Hopefully it wasn’t a table your wife was still using.

Good job, good use of salvage.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-18-2013 09:17 PM

Great way to recycle Jay. You have inspired me to do something with a bunch of pallets that I recently disassembled. The colors really look good together. I’m certain that the children who use it will be glad to have it. Take care.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#3 posted 03-18-2013 11:03 PM

great table,i’m sure it’ll get alot of use.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 03-19-2013 10:37 AM

A bit of alrightireckon

-- Regards Rob

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#5 posted 03-21-2013 01:16 PM

You made the pallets looked good. Like the design and the color. Great job!

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