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After doing many small pallet wood projects, I was finally given the opportunity to create a huge pallet wood project.

Thanks Jim. This was my most hands on project ever. I challenged myself to create this project without any modern tools, so 265 labor hours later, this was the end result. I’m very proud of this one.

With the copper, I used a mix of 2 cups- vinegar, 1 1/2 cups- salt, and 3 tablespoons- baking soda (add extremely slowly). With that mix, and applying it twice a day, this was the result. Drench in water once you’ve achieved your end result. I cleared 4 times on each side to lock in the patina. Good luck with your project.
And thank you for the compliments. It’s been a labor of love.

Nice design! Looks great.

Hey, I’m doing a shelving project for a client similar to that with a steel angle at the edge. The finish on the steel is exactly what I’m looking for. How did you do that?

-- Losing fingers since 1969

This certainly is rustic, it’s great! Any time you can reuse repurpose or recycle, everyone wins. It is a great use of space, well done.

-- CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!


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