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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 tung oil finish, 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 …

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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 …

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Turning a Wavy Ash Bowl in Quebec

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I visited Pat Lap (from the Le PicBois channel) in Qu√©bec last month and we got to spend some time in his shop! I turned this live edge bowl/hat out of a piece of ash that was the other half of a log from the video he did with Sterokroma. I can’t believe I got to work on the Frankenslathe!! …

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Giant 16″ Disk Sander for the Lathe

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Homemade 16″ disk sander for my lathe, 2 tools in 1! The sanding disk is made from doubled up 3/4″ plywood mounted to a face plate. The table is made from 3/4″ plywood too mounted square to the disk. It attached to the lathe bed using 4 bolts at the location where an extension bed usually mounts, although I’ll probably …

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Segmented Cherry Urns

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This urn was turned from cherry and purpleheart (finished with tung oil) for my grandfather who just died at the age of 94. He just now started slowing down and just left the world peacefully which was fitting for such a empathetic, persevering, and influential man. He’s one of the hardest working people I was lucky enough to know. For …

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Upcycled Glass Lamps With Mason Jar

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There is another studio next door to me that is a glass blowing shop. Sometimes they will throw away their scrap colored glass, so I picked this stuff out of the dumpster. My first lamp made from aluminum & concrete, while being really cool and well received, had a few design flaws I wanted to address in version 2.0 (weight, …