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Pallet wood pool loungers


MSmitty
MSmitty
MSmitty
MSmitty

My daughter wanted new wood chaise lounge chairs for her pool, she told me that the stores were charging about $600 for the chair and another $200-$300 for cushions, and asked if I can make them, I never made anything that big before from scratch, but I agreed to take on the challenge. I must say I was almost over my head with this project...almost...lol. I took about 4 wood pallets for the material ( I was making 2 chairs) cut to size and glued and screwed and nailed and used dowels and biscuts, and pocket holes, and just about everything I could use. I put it together and taken it apart a few times, painted it 3 different colors before it was finished. The final cost of paint was behr premium exterior but I put a coat of poly on it just to be sure. It took me a while to finish it ( I wanted to give it to her this past summer) but hey, it was finished before the first snow fall...lol

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  • Beautiful work! These are absolutely flawless- it's amazing that you built this entirely of pallet wood! Did you have to do a lot of prep work to get the wood in this good shape?
    By RYOBI Nation, on November 9, 2016

  • Oh yea the prep work is what took the longest, I had to sand the heck out of most of the pieces due to the fact that my daughter and her family would sit on them with some bare skin against the wood, so I didn't want them to get any splinters ( and if you know pallet wood you know it has a lot of splinters) but I figured the wood was weather tested and treated, so it was worth the effort, I also added wheels, and a handle so it could be moved easier, also a drink tray and a side table to complete it.
    By MSmitty, on November 10, 2016

  • Well worth the work! You daughter's family will enjoy many a splinter-free day on this set.
    By RYOBI Nation, on November 11, 2016

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Pallet wood pool loungers

by MSmitty
Nov 07, 2016

My daughter wanted new wood chaise lounge chairs for her pool, she told me that the stores were charging about $600 for the chair and another $200-$300 for cushions, and asked if I can make them, I never made anything that big before from scratch, but I agreed to take on the challenge. I must say I was almost over my head with this project...almost...lol. I took about 4 wood pallets for the material ( I was making 2 chairs) cut to size and glued and screwed and nailed and used dowels and biscuts, and pocket holes, and just about everything I could use. I put it together and taken it apart a few times, painted it 3 different colors before it was finished. The final cost of paint was behr premium exterior but I put a coat of poly on it just to be sure. It took me a while to finish it ( I wanted to give it to her this past summer) but hey, it was finished before the first snow fall...lol