Pallet Wood End Table

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Project by nobuckle posted 08-12-2013 03:02 PM 2328 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this end table a while back and am just now posting it. I posted a video of the design process if you care to watch. The table is made of pine pallet material. Instead of trying to remove the nail holes I accented them with walnut plugs. I used biscuits as the method of joinery. The finish is Minwax Ipswich Pine and several coats of poly. Thanks for looking.

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

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#1 posted 08-12-2013 03:14 PM

Nice job. I like the idea of using “trash” wood to make beautiful and functional things. Especially when we they turn out this nice. Nice job with the plugs – turning liabilities into assets.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#2 posted 08-12-2013 04:52 PM


-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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#3 posted 08-12-2013 06:20 PM

Nice, that pallet had some good wood on it
nice job

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#4 posted 08-12-2013 10:41 PM

very nice..

-- Alvarez

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#5 posted 08-12-2013 11:09 PM

great table,like the idea of the walnut plugs.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 08-13-2013 12:09 PM

Well done!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 08-15-2013 11:27 AM

That came out beautifully

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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