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Reclaimed Pallet Arrow

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arrow made out of pallet wood wall decor After
  • Estimated Time

    1 Hour

  • Challenge Level

    Intermediate

  • Tools & Supplies:

    • Varathane Wood Stain
    • Old Sheets or Drop Cloth
    • Sandpaper
    • Pocket Hole Jig
    • Screws
    • Drill
    • Reciprocating saw
    • Miter saw
    • Push-In Sawtooth Hanger
    • Pallet
    • Paper towels
    • Bristle Brush
    • Tack cloth

  1. Using the reciprocating saw, deconstruct the pallet so that you can use four full strips of the pallet wood.
  2. Cut the end of two strips at a 45-degree angle with the miter saw.
  3. Cut the remaining two strips to make the triangle for the arrowhead and then a parallelogram for the arrow feathers.
  4. Affix the arrowhead and the feathers to the appropriate areas with the pocket jig.
  5. Sand the entire front of the arrows. Remove all dust.
  6. Spread out the old sheet or drop cloth. Lay the arrows on the drop cloth.
  7. Using a bristle brush, apply stain to the arrows.
  8. Remove all excess stain with paper towels.
  9. Let stain dry. Affix the hangers to the back of the arrows.
  10. Hang on the wall with nails.
  11. Enjoy!