Finished Pallet shelf

September 26th, 2011 in member junk     
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Needs color... hmmm....
I experimented with the gears to see if their shape would get stained into the wood- didnt work.  Ill try again with another project.
Needs color... hmmm....

Needs color... hmmm....


Finished my pallet shelf today.  I used a homemade ebonizing stain and an oil finish.  The project was virtually free.  The pallet was a dumpster special- the stain was made from white vinager, salt, steel wool, rusty metal and time.  I oiled it with olive oil.  The only things I purchased were the fasteners for hanging.  

I'm definitely going to grab a few more pallets- This shelf would be a great way for my son to display his toys and lego creations...


Pattern or design used: http://pinterest.com/pin/217956000/
posted in: member junk, metal, wood, , family room, bedroom, entry, shelf, office, game room, free

Comments (2)

chippingcharm writes: Cool shelf...love those rusty gears too :) Laurel Posted: 12:46 pm on October 1st
Flowers writes: I'm all about "dumpster diving"...you can find the best junk!! Posted: 5:47 am on September 27th
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