From bird houses to kitchen cabinets, is there anything you can’t build from pallets? Just search the word pallet in Pinterest and be stunned by all the creative projects. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve found plenty of uses for them just as they come. We’ve build pig pens, stalls and compost bins. But for some of the projects I want to build, the pallet must first be dismantled.
Before we get down to business, this article about choosing pallets that have not been chemically treated is worth a read.
I like Andy’s solutions to the problems you might face with different types of pallets.
This guy makes it look so easy using nothing but a hammer and a mallet.
Now that the pallets have been reduced to a pile of lumber, there are so many things that can be built. Topping my list, at this time of year, are raised beds. The Frugal Farmer shows us how to put that reclaimed wood to work. Building raised beds from pallets might have the potential to generate a little homestead-based income for you handy back-to-the-landers.
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