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  1. How to make an Up-Cycled Pallet wood Sliding Barn Door

    My kids are avid gamers, and since we moved in to our house they have had their gaming rigs setup in a finished portion of our basement. The problem was that the basement had be modestly finished with simulated wood (read ugly) paneling and the bi-fold door that separated the space from the...
  2. Primitive Chalkboard made from Upcycled raised door panel

    This primitive chalkboard, key garage, coat rack is made from an antique door panel. The robin's egg blue paint that you see is original paint. I just uncovered it with the belt sander then put on 3+ coats of tung oil. This door panel came from .. the… dumpster. I have made a sister to this...
  3. Vintage Retro Puzzle Box - Henpecked

    Happy New Year Guys! Just fresh out of the holiday season I couldn't resist getting in the shop to play a little. In the end I made this 7 moves to open Vintage Retrofit Puzzle Box that challenges the skills of the best puzzle solvers out there. I may add a small embellishment in the bottom...
  4. Captain Morgan Lamp

    This is the Captain Morgan lamp. It is made from a Captain Morgan 100 bottle and recycled pallet wood. My goal was to make the lamp have a pirate or ship look without being over done or gaudy. The neck was cut with a curve and round over that I made a slot in the top of it for the bottle...
  5. Pallet Skeleton Halloween Decoration

    Last weekend I did my second halloween decoration of the year and made this neat little skeleton from free pallet wood. I had some soft 3/4 pieces of old pallet wood lying around, after gluing on a pattern I made up on photoshop I cut all the pieces out on the scroll saw. Did some fine detailing...
  6. reclaimed pallet reception desk

    This is a reception desk for a client, it incorporates greyscale pallet wood, white gloss counter tops, a little bit of crown molding and some decent storage.
  7. Rustic Side Table and Time Lapse Video for Summers Woodworking Contest 2014

    Hi Lumber Jocks and Janes, I made this side table out of half of an old reclaimed 2×4 for Summers Woodworking Contest 2014. I wanted a bolted together look with no apron because I thought it would be an interesting contrast between fragility and strength. The other contrast effect I was going...
  8. Yard Schickt - A Yardstick Puzzle

    Yard Schtickt is a voyage into unknown puzzle box making waters. I just couldn't help but make another recycled yardstick puzzle project. This one has the design so that each side is removable for exploring how it all works! Likely more fun then I should be having. ; ) Fun to learn if...
  9. New Oak End Grain Chopping Boards

    Taking the advice of many from my previous posts, I have made 2 new boards today using reclaimed Oak in a mosaic end grain pattern and added handle and a juice/blood groove. 80mm deep x 500mm x 300mm. Beast of a board! Spent most of the day making adjustable jig for groove and new side handle...
  10. 21st Scissors

    http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz/21scissors.php 21st Key in the shape of scissors… Something a bit different instead of the standard 21st key, like the cresent I made a while back, this one is a pair of scissors, as she is a hair dresser.
  11. Door Transition Strips

    If you take a look at the price of transition strips you will want to find a way to make your own, I guarantee it. So that is exactly what I did for my uncle, he had just bought a new house (new to him that is) and put down some new flooring and we needed strips to go in the doorways. There was...
  12. Upcycled Lighthouse Lamp

    Too many times I've walked by my miter saw and thought about how under used its capabilities are. So, I just wanted to make a sloped hexagon. After making a few planter boxes the mind started to wander a bit, as it is wont to do. For the sake of anagrammatical simplicity I call my brain...
  13. iPad and iPhone holders from pallet material

    I made some iPad and iPhone holders from some 1×6 pallet boards. Glued them into a block, cut a 15 degree dado and then free handed the shape on a table top band saw. I got the idea from an iPad holder from a Japanese guy who called his "The Pebble". very nice made of ash and stuff, but mine...
  14. Puzzle table - made from upcycled / recycled spool

    so last in this batch of projects, I've not been adding them recently. Anyway, I put this side table together from some materials I "upcycled" (the new word for repurposed stuff I guess). I got the spool top and some 2×4's from a yard debris drop site. Normally this wood would have been chewed...
  15. New Privacy Fence from Old Deck

    I used old some discarded cedar deck boards donated by one neighbor to replace the privacy fence with another. Now to make the planter boxes that will hang on French cleats on both sides. Update 6/2/2016: got the planter boxes built and planted.
  16. The Gates of Time Vintage Retrofit Puzzle

    Well, its been too long since I posted, ...just finished this awesome antique clock puzzle, that uses a real 100+ year old antique as the base. The Gates of Time - A '37 moves to open' vintage retrofit colossal clock conundrum! The Goal: To transcend the Gates of Time so that you may realign...
  17. Keyed Up - Vintage Retrofit Cigar Box Puzzle

    Keyed Up - Vintage Retrofit Cigar Box Puzzle For this puzzle I utilized an existing puzzle called 'Free The Key'. A fairly easy puzzle box to build with everything being attached to the underside of the lid. The only tricky part was getting the key's newly added tail to align properly with...
  18. Up Cycled Picture frame

    Some friends of mine recently got married, and I was honored to attend, I was able to take several pictures during the ceremony, and decided to make a frame and incorporate their invitation. I found some really cool wood on a pallet recently, its very dark like mahogany, or walnut, have really...
  19. Wine Barrel Stave Candle Holder

    My first project posted here. A quick and simple center piece for my wife for the holiday festivities. She has a bunch of the tea candles, so thought it can be put to good use. This was quick and fun, have few more staves to toy with. This one was lightly sanded to sow the rustic wear of the...
  20. Passive Cell phone Speaker

    I decided to do a scrap bin project, I did a bunch of tinkering with creating various sound boxes, to see how it would reproduce and enhance sound from the tiny speaker in my galaxy 5 cell phone.
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