Making a Rustic Pallet Wood Sign for Goldie Girl’s Birthday

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They grow up so fast!  My youngest is turning one, and of course in modern fashion we are doing it BIG.  So I had a bunch of items on my honey-do list lately, this was the one I was most happy with.

My wife wanted to make a smash cake throne for Marigold to get those perfect pictures, so that someday she will remember how good of parents we were…

She asked me to make a sign to hang up behind the smash throne so I looked around the shop to see what I had to work with.  I could’ve carved the sign into a piece of hardwood with a router but I wanted to do something different.  So I grabbed the pallet that my new table saw was shipped on, and went to town.

You can find more details and step by step on this project in the video below


Materials you will need:

A pallet, (these can be scored for free from your local big box store.)

A piece of scrap plywood (at least half an inch, the more plys the better, so like birch ideally)

Tools you will need:

​A jigsaw

​A brad nailer (or a hammer and finish nails)

​A palm sander (optional)

​A circular saw (optional)

Check out the Instructables article for more details.


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