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This upcycled pallet planter box will add some rustic warmth to any room in your house.

by Dremel ®

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Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

Multi-Max™ MM40

Model # MM40

ACCESSORY

MM485 Carbide Flush Cutting Blade

Model # MM485

ACCESSORY

60, 120 and 240 Grit Sand Paper - Wood

Model # MM70W

TOOL

US40 Ultra-Saw™

Model # US40

ACCESSORY

US500-01 4” Carbide Wood Cutting Wheel

Model # US500-01

Let's Get Started

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.

STEP 1

Step 1

Begin by sourcing your palette. Pay attention to the wood condition and uniqueness.

STEP 2

Cut the nails with your Dremel MM40 & Carbide cutting blade. Remember to always wear gloves & goggles when working with power tools.

Cut the nails with your Dremel MM40 & Carbide cutting blade. Remember to always wear gloves & goggles when working with power tools.

STEP 3

Step 3

Next, Sand rough edges with your Dremel Multi-Max & sanding pad attachment.

STEP 4

Step 4

After all of your boards are smooth, organize them by color and size. Select the ones you want to use for your planter box and save excess for a later project.

STEP 5

Step 5

Now that you have chosen your boards, using your Dremel Ultra- Saw, cut the boards to the desired lengths for your box. The planter box we created is 12" x 24".

STEP 6

Step 6

Now you are ready to start assembling your planter box. First, attach the bottom planks and secure the end pieces using wood glue and clamps.

STEP 7

Step 7

After the bottom and ends have dried, attach the side pieces with wood glue and clamp to dry. Allow time for the box to fully dry and then you are ready to decorate, paint or just leave the raw wood as we did for ours.

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