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HowdySailor
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2011 11:47:58 AM »

I will pay you in cake pops and beer if you come over and make me one! Awesome job!
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sunshineBdog
« Reply #21 on: December 15, 2011 09:41:43 AM »

you can use them for wainscoting too. You can screw those 1X4's to the wall top and bottom, with a spacer behind them equal to the thickness of the pallet boards, make the 1X4's about two pallet boards short of the end of the wall on one end . Be sure the spacers allow at least one inch of the 1X4's to extend past the spacers to make a pocket, then slip the pallet boards in from the open end.. You need only screw the last two boards in to hold them all. Now finish off with a short piece of 1X4 top and bottom at the area you used to slip the boards in, then cap the whole thing with a 1X3 laid flat OR a piece of door molding. You can get fancy with this technique. If you have a table saw, you can make those edges perfect and they look great sanded and stained or just coated with some linseed oil. Doesn't take long to sand them with an electric sander BEFORE you put them up, impossible to do after. plan ahead. Oh, and if you have a table saw, to can even use those 2X4 ends as the cap.
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mcmakeit
« Reply #22 on: December 15, 2011 10:44:18 AM »

I will pay you in cake pops and beer if you come over and make me one! Awesome job!

If you live anywhere near me and make it Sam Adams or Bud Light Lime, I'm sold.
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HowdySailor
« Reply #23 on: December 19, 2011 08:31:07 PM »

I will pay you in cake pops and beer if you come over and make me one! Awesome job!

If you live anywhere near me and make it Sam Adams or Bud Light Lime, I'm sold.

I'm in NJ. That's close enough, right? Same coast!
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inmind4u
« Reply #24 on: December 28, 2011 06:22:41 PM »

First, let me tell you how lucky you are to have your hands full of pallets! I'm jealous.
Your headboard looks GREAT!

Stacy
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« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2012 07:06:21 AM »

Omg! This is so amazing. I'm always impressed with with shipping pallet recycle projects. I have my mattress laying on the floor right now and I've been trying to figure out an inexpensive way to make it look nice. This + a $40 frame from ikea is sounding pretty good! Thanks for the inspiration <3
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SayruhK
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2012 07:26:44 PM »

Holy cow! That is an awesome headboard! That would look amazing in my beachy bedroom. I have to find some wooden pallets, stat! Thank you for sharing!
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Lil Lamby
« Reply #27 on: January 04, 2012 07:05:46 PM »

Wow! That's pretty clever of you.  Smiley
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RebeccaJay
« Reply #28 on: January 10, 2012 04:31:06 PM »

This is inspired!! well, they do say that the best things in life are free! Smiley
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momto3miracles
« Reply #29 on: January 17, 2012 04:42:30 PM »

SO cool! I think I may try this as well.
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