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This all looks great! Very imaginative. I've only ever used them for compost heap and log store. Need to get my tools out....
When I managed to take apart the first pallet into planks and block I could imagine lots of things to make out of them, it is amazing when they are bit of wood instead of pallet to see different things to make
What is a pallet only a collection of wood.
Any chance of a picture of the table I might have a go at one.
My next project is a storage box for fleece and hessian sheets that I use for frost protection. It is a long way back to the garden shed to store them during the day and I have to go to work, so a storage box down thew garden would be useful. Cheaper to make than buy. It will be 36x18 x20 inches high.
Will add pics as I go, just for the hec of it.
We picked up some free pallets the other day, currently being worked into a chicken coup
I will try take a pic today, it is not a table yet need to sort out how to make the stand bit, will try having more of a go today
Hollie hock that sounds fun
...wish I could find my camera....
Here is my photos, first how the pallet started
Then I took the 3 planks off the back. turned over the pallet to the top side of the table I want to use, took off the top planks as I did not want the spaces in-between using a hammer and crowbar
Then re arranged the planks and started putting them back on the 3 boards in the middle, used a large right angle to help and nails hammered in in the planks, I removed the last plank after I put the rest back on to keep the pallet in the right sized block width
Then I removed the under blocks and sawed off the excess wood and 3 blocks because where I moved the planks along there was about 2 plank spacing left
Here in the picture below is the back of the potting table
Here is the front and how it looks now
Nice work so far Gardengirl, made a start myself to-day, will post pictures tomorrow
What you making No expert?
Ever so impressed Gardengirl, I made a fence at the bottom of my plot with some pallets and didn't need to take those apart.
I'm making raised beds at present for the allotment but have plans for a bench like no expert's, not the delux version, I've a couple of half pallets which may make a two seater and then me thinks a compost area but your table is looking like a real possibility.
I've also discovered, some pallets are put together with staples, ever so easy to come apart using the stone method.
Looks like you are hooked GG.
I found this today and thought i would post it on the 'vermicomposting for beginners thread' but i think it is more suited here.
Its a stackable beehive composter and can be used for both vermicomposting and normal. The best bit is that it blend the bin into the garden setting without it looking like an ugly eyesore.
I am sure you can see how easy this would be to make out of pallets.
I must try this one (i will probably do a few).
I can rather smugly say I made an asparagus bed with my old pallets! Took them to bits, fixed the four sides with plastic ties, painted it green to match the shed, tied one of those big builders bags inside it, filled it with compost, manure and silver sand and 4 years ago planted four asparagus crowns.
Waited the compulsory 2-3 years while they established, had a superb crop year 3, but last year - nothing! I think the very cold long wet spring was to blame so I'm hoping for a better crop next month. (I kept the bin insulated and covered over the winter just in case.
Hi, I live in the High Wycombe area, does anyone know where I can get pallets from, I used to see them everywhere and now I want some I cant find any! If anyone has any ideas I'd be grateful.
Pile of pallets free to collector. Various sizes and condition.
Do a search on gumtree as there are a few in your area.
I would just check out the back alleys of small grocery stores/shops as they usually throw them away.
Sorry No expert did read earlier about your project them I forgot head not with it, Will you need to keep them dry? so adding plastic to your box
Did a bit more yesterday made the shelf, started sawing up the legs today for the potting table but hand sore from whacking it with the hammer the other day
Hello all nice to see lots of ideas and interest in pallet projects
My dad came home from work yesterday and got me two more pallets, oh goodie more ideas to think of
I managed to collect various pallets last summer and started with simple troughs but then got a bit confidence and a bit more creative...it's fun and it's free!
That looks amazing Potters
Could someone advise me if there is something I can wash a wooden pallet down with before I plant it up with vegetables please? I'm worried that any chemicals might leach into the plants. Thanks in anticipation.