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 Hello, I have about 10 pallets already, and can get more hopefully soon.  I also have industry grade fencing...I think 8-12 foot long, they vary.  I have only built with brand new materials so I really don't know how t get started with what I have on hand right now.  Can anyone direct me, in the right direction :)  Thank you!  
 
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I use old materials all the time.
Some questions;
- What is the purpose of the build?
- What materials do you have?
- What is the fencing material consist of?
- Any limitations?
 
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Looks like John beat me to it... Good work John!!!
 
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I would echo John C.D.'s questions. We're not quite sure what your ideal outcome is.

Since you posted in Tiny Houses, I assume building one is your goal? Are you building on a trailer or on a stationary platform? What is your local climate? Any restrictive rules regarding development on the property or small residences?
 
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On somewhat of a side note (but might be helpful)... I have watched some really cool used pallet builds on Youtube. One guy made some raised beds, another made an outdoor bar, and so on... The bar build has some really cool methods for connecting and bracing. Worth checking out if you ever want to watch some pallet construction methods to inspire or trigger ideas.
 
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Paul, a link ?
 
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Yes, a link would be most helpful.
 
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The Pallet Wood Shed : A good example of Building with pallets
http://summerville-novascotia.com/PalletWoodShed/
http://www.oklahomahistory.net/palletshed.html
 
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Sorry about not posting a link...

Here is a link to the bar build...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lBNX75ll7E8



And here is the raised garden bed video.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rmgAqYwFFA8


(I would have designed the raised bed to be a whole lot sturdier, but the one he builds still looks good and might inspire your creativity for some cool pallet builds of your own).

Good Luck!
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