Category Archives: diy

Decoration Stars from Pallets

It’s been quite some time since I provided a new post.  I have been heads down at my work, being a father and focusing on my woodworking and Instagram (@chawklit) whenever I had time.  But with the holiday season upon us, and some requests from friends and family, I decided to show off this easy project where you can add some cool DIY art to your homes.

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How to Make a Logo Golf Ball Display Case

Logo Golf Ball Display Case

One of my favorite sports to play is Golf.  When I used to play more frequently, before the baby and dog, I purchased a Logo Golf Ball from each Golf Course I ever played.  After seeing several cases that were available to purchase, I decided long ago that I would make one myself when I had the tools.  This post will show how I built an idea that was stuck in my head for over 10 years.

Logo Golf Ball Display Case Completed


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Wooden Pallet Herb Garden

Wooden Pallet Herb Garden

DIY Woodworking Pallet Herb Garden

My wife had an idea to build a herb garden out of a used Pallet.  She showed me some pictures from the internet, and it looked easy enough until I tackled the deconstruction of my first pallet.

Step 1:
Before deconstruction, I needed a pallet that would look good from the bottom, where the forklift usually picks up the pallet.   I searched for a fairly new pallet with at worst, limited cracks or broken boards.  You can find pallets at some large retail stores but I was able to find my at the local dumps.  Just make sure you are allowed to take some so always ask before you start loading your truck or car.

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