Broken Bench Pallet Art

5:52:00 PM


My art projects started out with this old broken bench 
a friend dropped off at my house...

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Thank you Patty for dropping off the bench... truthfully I would have loved to see it strapped to the roof of your little car!

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Did you notice that this bench has no seat?... 
that is because I used the bench slats for my projects. 

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The bench was truthfully beyond repair so I unscrewed the 
slats then cut them into 18" lengths. I strapped 4 or 5 of the slats together for each project with 2 cross pieces on the back. 

I used a dry brush technique on each pallet to give 
them a weathered look.

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On one I printed out words from my computer 
then traced them onto the pallet.

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On the other pallet board I sketched out a seahorse...

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The results are 2 beautiful pieces of pallet art from 
the slats of a bench that may have ended up in the land fill.

Stay tuned... I'm pulling apart the back of the bench next!


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  1. Talk about repurposing at its best! I'm not surprise they sold that fast, great job!

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