leftover pallets…

we have  a number of wooden pallets in our yard, wasting away neglected.  every time i look at them i think, “we’ve got to use that for something”.  but then i walk away and it escapes my thoughts until the next time i walk by them.

so now that the weather is warmer, my excitement about turning these pallets into something grand is returning.

furniture.  that’s what i’ll do.  we do need a side table for the new ipe deck pokes built us in the yard.  or maybe a chair? i’ve seen images of pallets turned into adirondack chairs, but again, it doesn’t really fit the aesthetic i’m going for.

google it is.  i love google, and i love googling images for ideas… so much fun!

i found this first though on etsy.com…what a fantastic chair!

modern chair by wild cat wood work

http://www.etsy.com

or this one? i could make a cute lumbar pillow for it too…

http://www.inhabitats.net

this would make for cute seating for the kids, with a cute colorful pillow on it of course and not one that looks like it’s just for your butt…

designer/maker unknown, found on http://www.skcnis.com

i really like this for an arm chair, it’s simple but not sure how sturdy the back is…

found on http://www.remodelista.com

i’m so inspired by this image…the chair design is by studiomama and you can purchase the plans for the chair so you can make it yourself.  brilliant!

http://remodelista.com/products/studiomama-beach-chalet

now i just need our pallets to dry after all this crazy rain we’ve been having so i can get to work…

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