Thursday, March 14, 2013

Pallets project

It's no surprise I like to build with wood.
It's like a therapy for me.
I also enjoy building things with old wood, free wood, scrap fact, the wood I use in my projects falls in at least one of the above categories.
Since I was able to get a couple of free pallets, I decided it was time to take one apart and use the wood for one of my project.

The wood on this particular pallet has some really nice color variations.
I cut the boards down to the length I wanted,
I then flipped it over and attached three strips of leftover wood.
I used super glue and nails.
A little double action makes it for a sturdy piece.
And here it is, 
I am going to add a couple of handles, and use it as a "tray", or maybe I will use it as a backdrop for something cool.
In the meantime, I am working on something totally different...still with pallets.

take a pallet apart

Stay Frugal,

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Unknown said...

Some of my favorite ( especially art work ) start with old free - often pallet - wood!
Can't wait to see what you come up with,

Amy of While Wearing Heels said...

Oh, I love the idea of adding handles and using it as a tray!

Kelly said...

Looks like you're getting so creative with all of that wonderful rustic wood! I like the tray idea very much. Can't wait to see what else you'll build with it (once you get better).

Liz @ Quirky Vistas said...

I even like it just as it is. It has character. I can imagine you will bring to life even more with handles or using it as a backdrop. It's fun to see what you come up with.

Unknown said...

The tray is great. How about leather handles made from old belts?

NanaDiana said...

Wow- That tray is wonderful. You are one talented little chickie! xo Diana

Meredith @ The Laundry Can Wait said...

Curious to see what you make...


Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Daniela,
It is because you love to build with wood scraps that I was thinking about you when I posted this to Google+: bet you have enough scrap wood material to make these too! Hugs and enjoy whatever you are doing.
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