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Console table using pallet timber

sandy_d
Experienced Contributor
sandy_d
sandy_d
Experienced Contributor

An easy console table project using recycled pallet timber and sage wood stain.

 

 

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The project

 

This console unit is made with 100% recycled pallet wood. I made sure there were no nails and chose the best pieces that didn’t have any cracks in them. 

 

I started with glueing four pieces of pallet timber together and allowing it to dry for 24 hours to create the console shelves.

 

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To round the table, I drew a template until I was happy with the curve. I measured 200mm from the top of the board and this is where my curve ended. I clamped both boards together and sanded so they would be uniform. I cut 25mm strips of pallet with the table saw, and equally spaced them with an off cut of timber that was 25mm. I created the opening 250mm from the sides and worked around, nailing top and bottom.

 

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I originally cut the thin strips to meet the bottom but ended up cutting them flush to the panels. I cut four 20 x 40 pieces for the legs, marked them and drilled in place. Once this was all nailed together, I gave it a light sand and stained with Rust-Oleum sage wood stain from Bunnings. 

 

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More pallet projects

 

Pallet timber can be used in many D.I.Y. projects and you'll find plenty of great ideas, including a pallet bar, bookshelf, couch and planter, in this discussion and in our Top 10 most popular pallet projects.

 

Comments
theparlourroom
Established Contributor

@sandy_d 

 

Absolutely stunning!!!! I’ve seen furniture where half dowels are used, but that ends up being absolutely unaffordable. What a fantastic idea to use pallet wood. May I ask where you got the stain? I had no idea there was a sage green version available! 

sandy_d
Experienced Contributor

@theparlourroom @Thank you. I purchased the wood stain from Bunnings on sale. I am not sure if it’s still available. It is Rustic sage from Rust oleum. One of my favourite colours! 

theparlourroom
Established Contributor

Thanks @sandy_d  I couldn’t see it on their website, but I’ll take a look next time I’m in store (which will be very soon, as I’m always there!!)

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