Pallet Freak

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Mark here and I’m 72 and mostly retired. I build a lot of different things exclusively from reclaimed lumber. I mostly deconstruct pallets, crates and large one off pallets used to transport heavy machinery. I have used old signs, mirrors, or what-have-you to create wall hanging. How about a Ferrari 12 cylinder head gasket on a reclaimed wooden frame. I have the usual stuff in my shop… air compressor saws, (table, miter, band, jig), planer, joiner, drill press, metal break, shear and a bead roller. Lot’s of corded hand tools, mostly heavy duty, (most of my battery stuff is for outdoor use). Half of my corded tools are used mainly for pallet disassembly. I have developed several techniques which I would be happy to share . Also have 15 or 20 pneumatic tools and a sixty year accumulation of mechanics tools, mostly Snap-On.

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-- Wheaties

Howdy Mark and welcome! Would love to see some of your creations. I’m always looking for new ideas too.

-- The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men - and women - to do nothing. Burke

-- Jack

Welcome to WWW

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Would love to hear your techniques on tearing pallets apart