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pallet shed

Postby workacub » Wed May 25, 2016 1:21 pm

Has anyone ever made a shed out of pallets ? I see them on the internet but don't know anyone that has to ask what is there take on it.

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Re: pallet shed

Postby Mike H » Wed May 25, 2016 9:09 pm

pallets are great for different projects
we get a fresh supply every summer with the wood pellet delivery [winter heat]
right now we have the north fence[to keep the shorthair in and the neighbor kids off the equipment] and the compost bins.
wen they get punky they are cut up and buried in the Hugel beds to feed the worms.
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as for a shed, give her a go and post it here for the rest of us

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Re: pallet shed

Postby Eugene » Wed May 25, 2016 10:22 pm

I get pallets and pallet tops by the truck load, free. Stack fire wood on pallets and cut up the pallet tops for kindling. Occasionally some of the pallet tops are 4' x4' sheets of 1/4" plywood. Used some of the 1/4" plywood to cover interior walls in son's garage. Use the skid steer to haul most of the pallets to the burn pit.

Big problem with free pallets is that a good portion of them are damaged/broken. Next issue is that removing individual boards is difficult without damaging the board.

A family friend used pieces of wood military cartridge cases to side his barn. Brother in-law who works at a munitions plant built a good portion of his house from purchased lumber salvaged from rail cars.

I know I didn't answer the question posed in the original post. As far as building a entire shed, a permanent shed, from pallets, probably not. If the bottom or edges of the pallets are set on soil, they will rot out in short order.
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Re: pallet shed

Postby outdoors4evr » Thu May 26, 2016 7:33 am

I saw a few pallet houses in Mexico. :shock: One used an old-school satelite dish for a roof.
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Re: pallet shed

Postby Jason (IL) » Thu May 26, 2016 12:38 pm

I have a friend who got a bunch of old Oak Seed Pallets and built a few good sized sheds or covers out of them for her goats. All she bought was tin for the roofs. They turned out good and work very well for summer as the air can go through them and keep the shaded area comfortable. Her goats also jump up on them and lay down for early morning sun.

Good luck, it a cheep way to go if you can find the right pallets.

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Re: pallet shed

Postby workacub » Fri May 27, 2016 8:28 am

Thanks everyone just thought id see what I could do with them I will figure it out. I own a business and get a good 2000 pallets various sizes per year. I use them to stack my firewood on.. hay on etc just looking for something else to do with them. I found this website and like how his turned out.

http://charlesandhudson.com/pallet_shed/

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Re: pallet shed

Postby Eugene » Fri May 27, 2016 9:38 am

Just thinking about pallets.

Neighbor gets paid by the company he works for to haul off pallets. Most of the pallets get dumped into a burn pit and burnt.

When neighbor's father in-law was alive and retired, father in-law had a part time business repairing pallets. Repaired pallets were then sold back to the company. Thinking, with 2000 pallets per year there may be a business opportunity repairing and reselling pallets.
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Re: pallet shed

Postby Super A » Fri May 27, 2016 11:29 am

Here you go!

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Re: pallet shed

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Fri May 27, 2016 1:01 pm

Super A wrote:Here you go!

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In my area that shed would have wasps, mud daubers or maybe a hornet's nest, and snakes all residing in it in a few days.
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Re: pallet shed

Postby Eugene » Fri May 27, 2016 2:10 pm

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Starting at around $2400- you can get a complete shed kit including doors, windows, siding, rafters, and roofing materials including roofing shingles.
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Re: pallet shed

Postby Super A » Sat May 28, 2016 9:48 am

Eugene wrote:
Starting at around $2400- you can get a complete shed kit including doors, windows, siding, rafters, and roofing materials including roofing shingles.


You guys need to quit being such sticks in the mud and start thinking outside of the box. I mean, I went out back yesterday and whipped this little project up in just a couple of hours. The possibilities of what you can do with old pallets are truly endless!
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Re: pallet shed

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sat May 28, 2016 1:20 pm

Super A wrote:
You guys need to quit being such sticks in the mud and start thinking outside of the box. I mean, I went out back yesterday and whipped this little project up in just a couple of hours. The possibilities of what you can do with old pallets are truly endless!
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That would be a good winter project. :lol:
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