Tim discovered some rusty old school lockers and transformed them into a beautiful piece of furniture. He used Rustoleum metallic spray on the lockers and old fence palings with multiple coasts of Feast Watson Tung Oil for the timber top.
A project that member KGriff1 says is “so simple, anyone can do it”. A pallet was quickly and easily transformed into a fantastic shelf to store wine, books and some potted succulents. All that was needed was some extra MDF and some sanding.
This beautifully constructed bench seat was made from pine using traditional woodworking techniques such as tenon joins with no glue, nails or screws. Experienced woodworker Andrew finished the piece with three coats of Danish oil.
This practical and attractive unit was built with MDF, then pallet boards were dried and stressed to add character to the cabinet. The cupboards hide away the clutter of items like audio visual equipment, modems and cables.
Experienced Workshop member Judy created this large entertainment cabinet from fence palings and scrap decking boards. Kel has shared comprehensive detail on the tools and materials used in the build for those who would like to replicate her great work.
Passionate pallet wood builder Rylie made this stunning breakfast table for a friend that has a small balcony. The distinctive rustic finish was achieved using vinegar and steel wool, with the stain later sanded back in sections.
Other furniture project ideas
These other very popular furniture projects by Workshop members should also provide plenty of inspiration to create your own: