Tagged: Pallets

Scrap Wood Letter

How to create a large letter using scrap wood
With Christmas quickly approaching, I've started my annual tradition of gift making. Making gifts can be a challenge. I don't want to simply give that family member or friend a craft—I want it to be meaningful to them. I want it to touch an aspect of their life. While I'm not ready to reveal what I'm working on at the moment, I thought I'd share a creation from last Christmas. If you've spent any time on Pinterest, you know that recycled material creations are all the rage these days. And Read More

Pallet Desk Inspires Other Pallet Furniture

Pallet furniture projects inspired by my pallet desk
A few years ago I made a desk for my wife using only pallets. You can read the specifics here. She's a collage artist and I wanted something unique that would fit her style. I'm very happy with how it turned out, and it's been fun to watch photos of the table spread across social media. But as pervasive as social media is, there's something special about seeing your work in print. Kolaj Magazine just released their ninth issue in which they feature my wife and Read More

Table Made From Pallets

Table made from pallets
Half a year ago my wife and I celebrated our second anniversary by driving from Pennsylvania to Utah and back. We had plenty of time to talk, dream and plan. And our biggest plan was to totally rework her art studio space. The main piece would be a large table. She is a collage artist and works mainly on flat surfaces rather than easels. But beyond that, she wanted a collaboration space where other artists could work with her side by side. Money was definitely an issue, so I went the pallet wood Read More