Craft & Design Woodworking Workshop
Upcycled Pallet Map Has the World on a String

string1

Recycling pallets into other items, generally furniture of some kind, often yields interesting results. Combine this with “string art,” where string is hooked around nails to fill in an area, and you get something quite unique.

As shown on this imgur set, or in the gallery below, the setup for this project isn’t too complicated, but execution is likely tedious in some parts. The pallet was first disassembled, sanded and reassembled into a solid backing for the map. It was then varnished.

After the backing was assembled, a map of the world was drawn on 10 sheets of paper, tacked to the assembled boards. Nails were used to mark the perimeter of each the land mass. String was then looped around this perimeter, and the paper was removed from those marked sections. Finally, the land was filled in with more white string, hooked around the perimeter nails, making the map that you see above.

This reminds me of another map I wrote up recently, using stain to mark the land instead of string. As with this one, Antarctica is absent, but if you’re trying to use this to navigate, and somehow end up there by accident, you’re probably in trouble anyway. Maps aside, if you’re more interested in the “string” portion of this project, here’s another take on this art form, producing a geometric bear!

via Reddit

3 thoughts on “Upcycled Pallet Map Has the World on a String

  1. ,,,,,,, . true that Russell `s c0mment is nice… on saturday I bought audi since I been making $5181 this-last/five weeks and in excess of ten-k last month . without a doubt it is the nicest job I’ve had . I began this 5 months ago and pretty much immediately was bringin home minimum $74 per hour . go to this site MORE DETAIL HERE

  2. ;uiloyi I saw the draft 4 $8347 , I didn’t believe that…my… neighbour could really bringing home money part-time on their apple laptop. . there sisters neighbour has been doing this for less than 18 months and recently cleard the dept on there appartment and bought a brand new Jaguar XJ . blog here MORE DETAIL HERE

  3. I q­ui­t m­­y previous work and now I have a profit of Eighty-Five Bucks per/hr. …Wonder how? I am working online at home! My last work was making me unhappy ,so I made a decision to try something new… After Two years…I can say in great confidence it was a life changer for me! Check it out, what i do… -> –>Learn more here <-

Comments are closed.

Tagged

Jeremy is an engineer with 10 years experience at his full-time profession, and has a BSME from Clemson University. Outside of work he’s an avid maker and experimenter, building anything that comes into his mind!

View more articles by Jeremy S Cook