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  1. Outdoor Bar Table Build

    Project Showcase
    Hi guys Here's one of my first projects that I've filmed Made from recycled pine crates from the Caterpillar factory The crates were used to ship parts of a new fleet of mining trucks and dozers to a mine near me I was working for a Cat dealer in charge of the assembly and commissioning of the...
  2. will this work?

    Design & Plans
    hi, last summer i made a hammock stand, but it has been standing outside for the entire winter and the wood is starting to crack. so for this summer i'm trying to remake the hammock stand. but i've been thinking about making an arc stand. and just like my current stand i want to make it out of...
  3. Succulent-Planter-From-Pallets

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    This is a very easy project to make for the beginning woodworker. It is low cost since it is made from scrap pallets and should only take a couple of hours to make. The same plans can be used to make a nicer version from 1x4 cedar boards. The planter holds succulent plants which are almost care...
  4. Need some advice - Pallets

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi fellas I have a lot of pallets on my backyard and I'm unemployed right know :frown2:, so I saw on the internet some removable accent walls made of pallets which I would like to make but I don't know which machine would be better for this. I have a dewalt planer but the thickness should be...
  5. Are These Pallet safe?

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I recently started to dabble in using pallets. Half way through tearing what I've collected apart, I stumbled across warnings online about painted pallets; used for pool chemicals and other nasties. Considering I'm looking at making headboards and dining room tables, I'm a bit concerned. I...
  6. Hanging Basket Column

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    Mother's Day is coming up :) Details/Build Instructions: http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Basket-Column/
  7. Simple Stackable Compost Bin from Pallets Collars

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    Build Instructions: http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stackable-Compost-Bin-from-Pallets-Collars/ Video of how it works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgtd88kKIn0 With one single unit as opposed to two or three bins, the space needed for composting is minimized. Each tier stacks on...
  8. Harvest Basket (Garden Trug)

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    Build Instructions: http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvest-Basket-Garden-Trug/ Video of Build: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DlhZ6-gpak&feature=youtu.be This is a simple design built from reclaimed wood and purchased ¼” wood slats. It cost very little and only took a couple of...
  9. Reclaimed Stick-Built Cabin

    Timber Framing
    Hey guys! I just joined up and wanted to share my first large building project that isn't for someone else! It's going to be a cabin for use later out at my place. once the house is done (5+ years away) It will be my woodworking shop. When you get to the last of the photos the rafters will be...
  10. Planter Box from Pallets - Updated photos

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    Simple project for the spring. Build Instructions/Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Plan...-from-Pallets/
  11. Planter Box from Pallets

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    Simple project for the spring. Build https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Vmjm2BS3xQ Instructions/Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Box-from-Pallets/
  12. Future projects for Pallet Craft!

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello Readers! Recently I had asked readers to suggest a few new projects for ideas for my blog, Pallet Craft! I did recieve two ideas and I will briefly describe them below, but if you would like to suggest more please do so by commenting below! 1. From Mike on LumberJocks.com. Mike...
  13. My Learning Process!

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Find this and more at Pallet Craft! Hello Readers! Well everyone goes through a learning period when figuring out what can and can’t be done, and how you should and should not go about things. Here are a couple of my latest “woops” and “oh…” moments as a beginner at woodworking. 1. The wooden...
  14. Pallet Craft - Share your project ideas!

    General Woodworking Discussion
    See this post and more at Pallet Craft Hello Readers! You have probably seen lots of things made from pallets on the Internet, from chairs to storage and much more. However there is a key distinction between building projects from pallets and building projects with pallet wood. While both...
  15. Fumigation Treatment of pallet wood!

    General Woodworking Discussion
    This and more at my blog: Pallet Craft! Hello Readers! Today I am going to share with you the other treatment method used on pallet wood; fumigation using Methyl Bromide. First, I would like to state that using these pallets that have been fumigated using methyl bromide could be extremely...
  16. Heat Treated Pallets

    General Woodworking Discussion
    This is an entry from my blog: Pallet Craft! Hello Readers! I have been writing to this blog for the past few weeks to share my endeavors with pallet woodworking, and over that time I have seen my blog grow exponentially. This is definitely an exciting time for me as I get to share all of...
  17. Voice your opinion: How would you rate HT pallet wood?

    General Woodworking Discussion
    How would you rate Heat Treated Pallet wood for use in woodworking? Follow up question: Do you think we should recycle pallets? Leave a detailed post below! Also visit my blog: Pallet Craft!
  18. Pallet Craft - The Difficulties

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    View more images for this post at: Pallet Craft! Hello Readers! Working with pallets can be fun, it can be gratifying, and it can keep you busy… These are all good things, but there is a dark side to the madness that is; Pallet Craft! Difficulty #1 – Many pallets are decayed or built with...
  19. Pallet Craft: Never buying wood filler again!

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Hello All, This is not a new tip, but I thought I’d mention it in my blog anyways. For more projects and tips go to my blog series: Pallet Craft! Ok so working with pallets is not always perfect, the wood is definately not top grade by any means and I will not pretend it is. So occasionally...
  20. Recycled Pallet wood project #1: Pallet wood table

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    This and more available at: http://blogspud.blogspot.com/2012/07/pallet-wood-patio-table-recycling-at.html Hello all, Recently I have set up a great deal with a local store to get their used pallets for free and all I have to do is pick em up. So I decided to start a blog about my work, but I...