With current economic conditions still recovering from the 2008 recession, residents are looking for new alternatives to supplement their homes on a limited budget. The restored wood is one of the last new and free resources used throughout the country to build beautiful furniture. Restored wood can be found almost anywhere; from driftwood on the beach to cages in the halls. In this article, shipping palettes are the source of choice. The shipping pallet is usually made of solid oak for its durability, which is ideal for furniture. Pallets can be used to build all types of furniture! This DIY article will show you how to build an elegant oak coffee table with a tight budget.