Table Build Log


Glamor shot

Some people ask, “Why use reclaimed, crappy wood?” And I realise as I do this… there’s a real beauty to it. It’s taking a scar, and turning it into a thing of beauty.

The Beginning

I was at work, minding my own business, well. Cleaning out an old business, actually.

Table legs

Now, tell me that doesn’t look like a table. Work got busy again, and the idea of making a table stagnated for a few months.

More Wood

Some nice pallets came in, Douglas Fir and in decent shape.

Douglas fir

So I got to work breaking them down, planing them, finding a pattern that looked great, as a tabletop.

Breaking down Planing Harringbone

Sit Down And Relax

I needed some form of chair for my deck. And there were copious pallets around, so I slapped together a few pallet chairs

Pallet chair left side Pallet chair right side

Start To Work the Tabletop

Start filling The family

But, Sadly

I sold the table as we had to move before I could finish the top.

All in all, this was a very fun project that I would do again in a heartbeat. I learned much, and would definitely do things differently next time:

Questions? Comments? Email me michaelmisch1985@gmail.com © 2018 Michael Misch