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old pallets uses - LOTS in this video

 
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There are SO many examples in this little two minute video that they fly by--making me want to pause the player to see some of them a little better.



See also permies threads on:
--pig enclosure from pallets
--fence made from pallets.
 
                                
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my mind is racing with ideas now - thanks! 
 
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I just got done finishing an old dirt-floor garage with old pallets (or rather lumber salvaged from old pallets).
 
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I am making an arbor for grapes and wisteria with some big pallets we got for free.
 
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Nicholas and brett - have any pics you could post here?
 
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I will try to post some as I am building them. For sure when I am done.
 
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I have a pretty steady supply of used pallets at work. I've been carrying them out to the farm and waiting to use them for stuff. I have a ton of old t-posts out there already, and I realized I could just slip the pallets over t-posts to make a fence. I bolted some like-sized pallets together into roughly 8' sections, so I don't have to use quite as many posts to hold them in place. The nice thing about it is that once the pallets get too worn or rotten or suspect in any way, I can just re-purpose them elsewhere on the farm and slip a new one in their place as I go. That should give me some protection against feral pigs coming through as well, I think.
 
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