Wood pallet projects seem to be all the rage these days. They certainly have all the popular elements. Basically free. They look great. They reuse what would be trash and they are easy to find. Just one thing.., they could kill you. And I'm not talking about rusty nails or a bad splinter.
In most cases you should be totally safe but be sure to check out the warning at the bottom of this post. The last thing I need is for my blog readers to go dying on me. "Don't you go dying on me".
This entire adventure started from single picture that I posted on my Pinterest board. Well, technically it started when I made a sudden and compulsive decision on Sunday at 2:00pm to go ahead and start a project that's been renting space in my head since I saw this picture:
The wall in the photo above is being covered in wood strips from old shipping pallets. I think this look is really cool and I've been wanting to try it out.
Sunday. Around 2pm. Kids, asleep or "having quiet time". Wife, half asleep in front of the TV. Me, wired from drinking way to much iced tea and watching way to many HGTV shows. Time to do this! Time to take action and [Read more...]