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Project by Gixxerjoe04 posted 02-21-2014 01:02 PM 3673 views 32 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My fiancé had another Pinterest project for me, pretty simple enough and free pallets from work. Didn’t put any finish or anything on it, she wanted natural, wasn’t sure if I should put some clear coat on it? A couple of her friends want one now.





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#1 posted 02-21-2014 02:05 PM

very nice

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#2 posted 02-21-2014 03:17 PM

Nice job! I made one of these as a Christmas gift for my wonderful in-laws, essentially the same design. I sanded it down leaving much of the character. I soaked it thoroughly with a couple of coats of teak oil then sprayed 3 coats of semi-gloss polyurethane. Looks nice and is well protected. You just don’t know where those pallets have been and what has soaked into the wood.

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#3 posted 02-21-2014 03:21 PM

Yea I wasn’t sure about what to use, she wanted to keep the color of it but want it protected, one I gotta make I have to stain and was gonna use polyurethane

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#4 posted 02-21-2014 04:51 PM

Don’t know where you’re located, but round here those would sell like crazy. Cheap and easy to make too.

-- Gary

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#5 posted 02-21-2014 06:01 PM

great idea!

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#6 posted 02-21-2014 06:08 PM

The hardest part about the project is getting the boards off the pallets without breaking them to make the bottom and glass holder, some were a pain.

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#7 posted 02-21-2014 08:58 PM

just to cool great job

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#8 posted 02-22-2014 07:40 AM

Beautifully used pallet wood. I like this rustic style.

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#9 posted 02-22-2014 03:25 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpcur7RTDVU

Might help with the pallets

-- Gary

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#10 posted 02-22-2014 04:04 PM

Problem with pallets, unless the boards are thick, nothing except maybe to cut under the boards and cut the nails off would be the best way without breaking the boards. Thanks for the compliments and video

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#11 posted 02-24-2014 05:46 PM

Make a very attractive display
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#12 posted 02-27-2014 03:38 PM

Beautiful wine rack! It has lots of rustic charm and your pallets look great. Great job!

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