Build Your Own Pallet Armchair Designed By Pierre Vedel

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There are said to be two billion pallets in circulation around the world, and two/thirds of them are only used once. Designer Pierre Vedel approaches the problem by designing a complete armchair built from exactly one of the ubiquitous pallets . verdel pallet chair photo

It is not that easy; there is not really a lot of wood in a pallet.

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But finish it off with a few IKEA cushions and a pallet bookcase, and you have furniture for free. To top it all off, Pierre offers it as a free Creative Commons download, with Drafsight, free CAD software from Dassault.

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Just be sure to listen to Owen Pallet while you do it.

More at Pierre Vedel's website, found on Dornob
More on Pallet design.
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