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Wood Pallet Projects: Cool and Easy-To-Make Projects for the Home and Garden

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Free Pallets + This Book = Beautiful Projects + Trees Saved Lumber prices are soaring, and deforestation is a rising concern. Yet millions of pounds of perfectly usable wood are dumped in landfills every year. Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind projects. Maverick craftsman Chris Gleason combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common skid. Inside you'll find inspired projects for rescuing and repurposing pallets. Some of his pieces celebrate the rough, edgy character of the material, while others are crafted as fine furniture. He shows how to construct both indoor and outdoor furniture in a variety of styles, along with other useful items, such as a birdhouse, a toolbox, and even a ukulele. There's plenty of nitty gritty here on working with pallets, including where to find them, how to process them into usable lumber, fasteners, sanding, and the best finishes (if any) to use. The author provides important advice on how to make sure that your pallets are safe, and not sprayed with harmful chemicals. A colorful gallery of finished work provides further inspiration for green crafting.

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Lumber prices are soaring, and deforestation is a rising concern. Yet millions of pounds of perfectly usable wood are dumped in landfills every year. Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind projects. Maverick craftsman Chris Gleason combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common skid. Inside you'll find inspired projects for rescuing and repurposing pallets. Some of his pieces celebrate the rough, edgy character of the material, while others are crafted as fine furniture. He shows how to construct both indoor and outdoor furniture in a variety of styles, along with other useful items, such as a birdhouse, a toolbox, and even a ukulele. There's plenty of nitty gritty here on working with pallets, including where to find them, how to process them into usable lumber, fasteners, sanding, and the best finishes (if any) to use. The author provides important advice on how to make sure that your pallets are safe, and not sprayed with harmful chemicals. A colorful gallery of finished work provides further inspiration for green crafting.

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Salt Lake City, UT

Table of Contents

-Working with Pallets -Chapter 2: Gallery -Indoor Furniture -Chapter 3: Wall-mounted curio cabinet -Chapter 4: Bathroom magazine caddy -Chapter 5: Side chair -Chapter 6: End table -Chapter 7: Coffee table -Chapter 8: Wine rack -Chapter 9: Fireplace mantle/surround -Chapter 10: Cabinet doors -Outdoor Furniture -Chapter 11: Outdoor lounge chair -Chapter 12: Funky birdhouses -Chapter 13: Outdoor couch -Chapter 14: Modernist picnic table Chapter 15: Outdoor bar/serving area -Miscellaneous useful projects -Chapter 16: Ukulele -Chapter 17: Toolbox -Chapter 18: Workbench

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Lex Caswell, November 17, 2013 (view all comments by Lex Caswell)
THis has a lot of good ideas!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781565235441
Author:
Gleason, Chris
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Subject:
Woodworking
Subject:
wood, pallets, recycle, furniture, skid
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
275 full color photographs throughout
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Lumber prices are soaring, and deforestation is a rising concern. Yet millions of pounds of perfectly usable wood are dumped in landfills every year. Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind projects. Maverick craftsman Chris Gleason combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common skid. Inside you'll find inspired projects for rescuing and repurposing pallets. Some of his pieces celebrate the rough, edgy character of the material, while others are crafted as fine furniture. He shows how to construct both indoor and outdoor furniture in a variety of styles, along with other useful items, such as a birdhouse, a toolbox, and even a ukulele. There's plenty of nitty gritty here on working with pallets, including where to find them, how to process them into usable lumber, fasteners, sanding, and the best finishes (if any) to use. The author provides important advice on how to make sure that your pallets are safe, and not sprayed with harmful chemicals. A colorful gallery of finished work provides further inspiration for green crafting.
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