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Collapsible Folding Adirondack Table

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I had a customer who wanted some tables to go with his Adirondack chairs and this was the result! This is kind of a classic design, but I modified the table to pair up with my popular Adirondack chair design with classy overhangs and nice rounded corners. These are built the same as my chairs – with clear grain western …

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DIY Yard/Garden/Wedding Pergola

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This pergola was built entirely from 2×4, 2×6, and 4×4 framing lumber. It also only takes a few tools to build, which makes it a very approachable project. I built it for a wedding but I could totally see this living in someone’s back yard, just scrap the bottom runners and embed the posts in concrete or fasten them to …

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Reclaimed Oak (Pallet Wood) Flag Box

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This flag box was built from reclaimed oak that came from a few super thick (1″) pallet slats I had been saving away for a rainy day. The backer panel is made from hardboard and the front is a 1/8″ thick acrylic sheet. I built this as a gift for my grandmother for my grandfather’s World War II veterans flag. …

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Adjustable Height Sit/Stand Walnut Desk

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This build is made possible by Waterlox finishes, find out more –> http://bit.ly/waterloxjackmanwalnutdesk Standing desks are the in thing right now so I got to build this adjustable height desk with a steel frame, walnut cladded leg and feet, with a giant walnut breadboard top. The top measures roughly 72×40″ and the desk adjusts from 28″ tall up to 48″ tall …

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Vertical Garden Headboard Piece with Mirrors

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The final piece for the Rhode Island Home Show display! This is a living wall/vertical garden/green wall piece that I made oversized to fit over the head of the bed. Made 100% from reclaimed materials like I love to do. It was tricky to figure out a way to mount the round mirrors floating in the center but I ended …

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Pallet Wood Wall Clock

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I made a clock from pallets, would you expect any less? The clock is made from reclaimed pallet wood with a 3/4″ plywood backer panel. In the center is a walnut veneer inlay in the shape of the state of Rhode Island because this was a featured piece in the Rhode Island Home Show. The letters were custom cut from …

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Pallet Wood Slat Bench

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This 100% reclaimed bench is a piece made for Carolina Shoe who is planning on using this for all sorts of different display purposes. They tell me this bench is going to be more well traveled then me. So this was constructed from a total of about 8 pallets (Red Oak, White Oak, Pine, Poplar, Aspen, Mahogany, Cherry, and Maple) …

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How To Disassemble A Pallet

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A little something different for you guys, plus some foreshadowing for tomorrows video ;). I often get questions about my pallet disassembly technique so I figured I’d make a video about that talking about my process. I think I’m going to try to put more videos like this together where I can dive a bit deeper into certain subjects along …

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Industrial Steel Frame & Butcherblock Wood Desk

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This build is made possible by Waterlox finishes, find out more HERE It’s been a few years since I’ve done any serious metal working projects so it’s great to be back! The legs are welded from some really beefy 3×1.5 tube steel for some substantial looking legs, plus some rebar X cross braces, mostly for ascetics and to add some texture. …

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Reclaimed Living Walls

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This square living wall piece was made entirely from reclaimed materials. The main frame is made from reclaimed pine wall paneling and the front frame is made from pallet wood with pine kerf accent strips. It hangs up on the wall with some simple D ring hardware. This set of 4 was made as part of a display for the …

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Inspirational Living Wall Frames

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Nothing to see here, just one of those tacky wall pieces ;). I wasn’t expecting much from these but I was pleasantly surprised with the outcome. All the different texture, shapes, and colors actually make these really fun to look at. The main frame is made from pallet wood with a 1/4″ plywood backer-board. Letters were cut on the CNC …

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Rustic Wall Crates (made from 50 year old Apple Bins!)

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These wall crates were built to hold little knickknacks on the wall with a cool rustic display. They were built by reclaiming some wood from some old 50+ year old apple bins that had been decommissioned at an apple orchard in MA that a viewer of mine runs. There is some awesome cherry hidden under there!! I’ll definitely be planning …