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pallet question, joining 2x4

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by rodneycrypto, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. rodneycrypto

    rodneycrypto Out Of The Brooder

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    Im about to start construction of my run. Got a great plan from ana-white.com but want to use pallets. It calls for 12ft 2x4s. I was thinking i could take the 2x4s off the pallets and join them together to get my 12ft. Is this possible?
     
  2. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get a reciprocating saw and a 8 or 10" metal cutting blade. It'll make things significantly easier.
     
  3. rodneycrypto

    rodneycrypto Out Of The Brooder

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    Ive got a sawzall is that the same? Do i use glue or screws or what, i have zero woodworking experience, lol
     
  4. Primo

    Primo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nails or screws. For small projects I prefer screws. To prevent splitting when screwing at the ends of the boards, drill a pilot hole first. If using nails,blunt the tip of the nail first by tapping it with the hammer.
     
  5. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If all else fails just stick with a 3" wood screw. If there is a Home Depot near you buy Spax brand screws. They do all of the work for you.
     
  6. rodneycrypto

    rodneycrypto Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool. Home depot right up the street. Will check those out
     
  7. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also by the way my sister lives right across the bridge in Algiers.
     

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