Pallet crafts

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Pallet crafts are crafts and projects which use discarded wooden shipping pallets.

Wooden pallets are often used for shipping products, but when these get old, they are often thrown away. However, there are many ways to recycle old pallets.

Issue 14 of ReadyMade Magazine issued out a MacGyver challenge to find some way to reuse shipping pallets. In the following two issues of the magazine, plans and pictures for winning submissions were shown. Winning submissions included:[citation needed]

  • A bench
  • A picnic set
  • A chair and table set
  • A lounge chair
  • A raised garden bed[1]

One can also find plans online for other craft projects using pallets, such as plans for:

Also, one can read about how people have made various things out of pallets, such as:


  1. ^ Making raised garden beds out of pallet wood
  2. ^ Composting bins
  3. ^ Birdhouse
  4. ^ Pallet shed
  5. ^
  6. ^ "Cheap'N'Chic Pallet Sofa". Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "5 Creative Uses For Old Pallets". Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "17 Incredibly Creative Ways to Reuse Shipping Pallets". CountryLiving. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 

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