Red Neck Note Pad

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It all started when I saw a similar product somewhere. We had pallets, lots of pallets. I first started with a rolling table and some 2 x 4 scrap we had around so that I would have a work bench.
I had an unusual amount of calculator paper for a different project. I began making 5 of them for Christmas one year and continued making them for gifts.
Once I broke down the pallet I hand picked the most beautiful pieces to apply my magic dust. Once sanded I stained it. Some of them got a wipe down and other pieces got a shiny build up. They all got different colors of rafia.
Some got decals, and they all got pencils.
I used a cable tie with upholstery tacks at the bottom so that your list can be torn off to carry to the grocery. Use spacers between the cable tie and the wood. Just enough that the paper will fee through.
In order to keep the paper secure, I ran a groove in the back, inset the wire and used wood glue to keep it secured.
And I named it.


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Suggested materials:
  • Pallet wood   (trash)
  • Rafia   (Hobby Lobby)
  • Calculator tape   (store)
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  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Sep 14, 2016
    Such a great project! Thank you for sharing!

  • Jackie Byrd Jackie Byrd on Sep 14, 2016
    I didn't get the Red Neck Note Pad name but I laughed when I saw Red Neck I-Pad. Made me start playing Jeff Foxworthy recordings. You might be a Red Neck if the top of your pick-up is higher than the roof of your double-wide. His stuff still puts me on the floor. Signed, Tarheel living in Cracker country.

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