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Old 12-18-2012, 04:44 PM   #1
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Aquarium stand made out of reclaimed pallet wood


Just thought I would share with you guys the stand I made for my Fluval Spec v.

It is completely made out of all reclaimed wood so the total cost of build was £0.00

A simple frame was made then the sides and doors where cladded with pallet wood. Solid oak was used for the top which was an off cut of a kitchen worktop.

I then painted the outside with some chalk paint with I had lying around.

This is the first time I have ever made anything like this so I'm ecstatic about the finished product. It turned out exactly how I pictured it in my head which is a rarity.
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:10 PM   #2
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Nice "green" idea! I like it!
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:15 PM   #3
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Nice use for all those old pallets.
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Old 12-18-2012, 06:18 PM   #4
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hey if its free whos to complain =) count me in lol
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:00 PM   #5
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it looks fantastic, and rather classy as well..
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:45 PM   #6
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Very Nice! I love projects like this and yours turned out very well.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:30 PM   #7
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that is awesome....nice job!
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:51 AM   #8
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Sweet. Here in the states many pallets are made of oak. Not the best quality oak but if you plane it down it's stainable.
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:58 AM   #9
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Wow, that is terrific, both the recycling and the craftsmanship. I really really like what you did.

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Old 12-22-2012, 03:07 AM   #10
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i LOVE it...
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Old 12-22-2012, 03:19 AM   #11
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Awesome work man! I envy your creativity.
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Great looking stand. Time to keep an eye out by the dumpsters outside of my dorm for a usable pallet. Seems like all the good stuff gets thrown away when I'm not looking for it.
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:06 AM   #13
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Awesome Job and it looks Pretty Sweet too!
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:48 AM   #14
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Really nice, rustic look!
I think I will start grabbing pallets!
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:36 AM   #15
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Love it. Great job man

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