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Picture of Raised bed from old pallets
I wanted to make a raised bed so me and my son could grow some veg at a level he could manage. 
knocked this up quite quickly but has the potential to be finished really nicely giving a really strong, stable structure.

It is predominantly made from two pallets. 


 
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Step 1: Tools

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Guess tools and materials are quite important.

materials - 2 pallets, maybe some extra planks of wood too.

screws and nails.

Tools:
The obvious hammer, screwdriver/drill, staple gun. 
I used a circular saw to cut my pallet down to make it the same size.

I also used a mitre saw to cut the short fascia. 

Step 2: Basic Structure

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Get two pallets of equal size, these weren't equal size so i just cut it up and boshed one together that was the same thanks to my circular saw. So, get two together and take all the struts out. screw em together. 

As you can see these pallets are pretty passed it, they are the remnants of previous projects, the ultimate aim of all these projects is to not burn the wood. I did wang a few more bits in to make it a bit more stable, the beauty of this is that you can just smash nails where ever on the inside cos its not going to come apart and any screws or nails will ultimately be covered with wood.

Step 3: Strengthening the structure.

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I sunk some 100mm screws through the big cubes and stuck a few bits of wood to strengthen the structure.


Its very easy.
sawyz2 years ago
Good idea. My yard is scattered with telephone company wood supplies from the previous owner "Beer-can Harry" (empties everywhere on the 7 3/4 acre property) who worked for the phone company. I think I can incorporate your idea to match my available scrap wood and I'll take some pictures to post when I'm done. Nay...Great Idea!!!
Barb372 years ago
Very nicely done, and your timing is perfect!
(Now if I can just figure out how to get those pallets home)