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A while back I had decided to build some vegetable planters out of old pallets. I mean, hey, free wood, right? I had originally decided to deconstruct...
First just cut the slats off with a jigsaw. Just cut them off from each side of the support beam. You'll end up with a nice pile of slats.
Once the pallet is all cut up, you end up with a couple of support beams with pices of wood still nailed to it.
Now, you can pull those nails off, or do it the easy way and run it over the table saw. The blade easily cuts through the nails, and you can trim off ...
In short time you have a pile of nice clean boards.You need all the support pieces from both pallets. Six in this case. No pallet ever seems to be mad...
Boards all trimmed to live up evenly.
You want four long ones and four short ones, or half the size of the long ones. Actual length will vary with pallet, so just scale the smaller pieces ...
Find two slats of roughly the same size, and nail or screw them down on either end of the support wood. You do this first so you do not have a box tha...
Just go right down the line and add the slats to the support wood. I personally used screws along with a squirt of wood glue. The wood glue helps beca...
Fill the slats on both the side and end pieces.
Now just assemble the four peaces together. I just used long screws and some wood glue.Ta-Da, a sturdy planter.I do not have a bottom on mine, because...
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