If you are passionate about recycling and saving the number of trees being cut down each year, then you will understand our why we use recycled pallets instead of manufacturing new wood products. The idea of reusing pallets is based on the concepts of recycling and auto reconstruction. The awesome thing about making your own pallet furniture is that you don’t have to poses any specialized skill or have a construction background. The pallets already have their own shape and structure. In some cases all you have to do is hook them together, paint them and your project is done! As well as you can usually find pallets around for free.
Wood pallets are a functional use for several indoor and outdoor furniture with its simple and rustic look. From somewhere to store items, an assortment of tables and chairs to beds, planters, window boxes and shelves. It can always be customized to size and its design can change as you build. Wood pallets are far from a waist of wood. Since several companies are dependent on the fiber of the wood, why not gain all the benefits for ourselves in our homes. Perfect for a lounge area, bedrooms, living rooms, decks and even the garden. Just finish off with oil, wax, or a polyurethane/deck sealer to add durability and weather-proofing to your outdoor projects.
Pallets come in all shapes sizes and can even very in color. The sizes very between the countries they are made in. The most common sizes used worldwide however, are 36 x 36 inches, 42 x 42 inches and 48 x 48 inches. The most common pallet size in North America is 40 x 48 inches. An estimated 2 billion pallets are being used every day worldwide and even more than that just sitting around ready to use for projects and furniture.