Homemade Wood Crates

Wooden crate with a Jack Daniels logo

Everywhere I go I seem to see wood crates… in garden centres, fashion shops, food shops, independent stores, anywhere really and they’re mostly used for displays rather than actual storage. I can see why they’re everywhere because they very nice! Rustic, vintage, solid, and very flexible in use… so I thought I’d make my own! …

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Too many pallets? What do you do?

Pallet Bonfire

So you’ve had a few deliveries, got a couple out of skips, been given a handful by friends… and now you actually have too many pallets! What do you do?

The people in Alesund, Norway do something very different to celebrate Sankthans or ‘Midsummer’ which is a festival held on 24th June every year to commemorate the birth of John the Baptist. They make a big tower and then set it alight!

Unbelievably the build it 130 feet high and then they light it from the top! I wouldn’t want to have that job!

It’s a pretty impressive sight but I can’t help thinking that those pallets could be put to better use such as making a shed, a bin shelter, or something else!

Easy Pallet Ideas

Garden Pallets

I’ve already used old wooden pallets to make a wheelie bin shelter and have told you about sheds made from pallets but what other uses are there for your humble pallet? Taking pallets apart can be very hard work so here are some great ideas where you don’t even need to do that! Strawberry Planter Get …

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