The Pallet Book is an inspiring and ingenious project-oriented book for the home DIY enthusiast! Author Chris Peterson presents everything the enterprising handyperson needs to know to reclaim and reuse pallets in innovative, useful ways. Just some of the projects included are: -A handy vertical planter -Coffee table -Spice rack -Serving tray -Compost bin -Dog house -Bookshelves -Wine bottle rack -Side table -Adirondack chair Some projects, like the raised bed, showcase the pallet. For others, like the kitchen island, you'd be hard-pressed to guess the wood was free! In addition to dozens of projects, the book includes a variety of pallet-specific knowledge. You'll find a guide with the basic skills and tools needed to rework pallets, information on where to find and source pallets, a guide to decoding pallet markings, and important pallet-related safety.
CHRIS PETERSON is a veteran home improvement and design author living in Ashland, Oregon. Among the many books he has written for Cool Springs Press and other publishers are Building with Secondhand Stuff, Manskills, four books in the Ideas You Can Use series, and many Black & Decker Complete Guides. He has also authored several books in the food and cooking area and he has co-authored numerous home design books with noted media celebrities.