This is a shabby-chic outdoor side table made using limited tools. Anyone with basic skills and a few tools can build this project in a weekend. I made mine using free pallets I found on Craigslist. I’ve also shown a simple method for taking pallets apart.
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looks good man thanks
Will it hold 50 pounds?
Hi, where you mention one board is on the inside and the other on the outside…. do you keep it the same on the bottom piece or alternate how you nail the boards (reverse them)? Thanks!!
I love pallets!
good saludos from mexico
No luck on craigslist for me.. 🙁
can not get the plans ? pleas help with the dimensions ? thank you
Did I tell you how much I love your car????
can you make those pallets like making a wooden bench?
how about a closet?
Great video. I cannot wait to try this. Thank you Steve
Another great idea /project , thanks for sharing
I'm fairly new to woodworking. It is the multiple options presented when performing a task. They cover woodworking without using nails or screws, which means creating
connections between wood using various joining techniques. It focuses on the craft of woodworking, which means taking time to join and sculpt wood to make project. https://plus.google.com/b/106308430194737068080/106308430194737068080/posts/HuFqRTy5P72
Nice job. Thanks for the how-to on breaking down the pallets.
thank u for the inspiration sooo much
very inspiring…i want my own workshop
yeaahhh! i find your channel.
awesome video dude! nice workpiece even without tons of expensive tools.
Are the plans still available? When I try the link for them I get an error message. I got an error message for a couple of them.
Can anyone tell me what measurements they used?
Thank You for the video , its great to find a project without industrial benches and machinery type tools being used , I will definitely give this a go as i'm wanting to make a small bed side table for a lamp , Thanks again , Jayne x
When i click on the link for the plans. They don't come up. Can you help?
i made this!
FYI if anyone is looking for free pallets, find a local brewery! They all have piles and piles of pallets they can't wait to get rid of!!!
I've just started taking woodworking lessons and stumbled across your blog. thank you soooo much, this is awesome. perfect for the beginner enthusiast 😀
Another great project. I enjoy your videos Steve, many thanks.
Liked this video and the tables quite a lot and made 3 tables myself!
Pity I couldn't attach my end products for you to see.
how many pallets did you use overall
Great vid! Perfect pace for my understanding. New sub.
if the boards are the same length, and you glue one inside and one outside, then youre off-square by 1/8th of an inch……..isnt the board 1/8" deep? 'cause to me, that doesnt make sense why you would glue it that way. If you want it truly square, and the boards are all the exact same length, wouldnt you glue them the same way? inside/inside or outside/outside?