Many preppers don’t think to reuse wood pallets. That’s a shame, considering how ridiculously cheap they are (they’re often FREE when you go to Goodwill, garage sales, Craigslist, shipping companies, friends’/family’s houses etc).
Plus, they’re insanely useful. Each pallet contains an assortment of wood you can use for a variety of projects. And, if you can get a few at once, you have the materials for a serious project.
Unfortunately, many times wood pallets get thrown to the wayside, never to be thought of again. And so, since prepping is all about using every resource to your advantage, you get to learn…
6 Amazing Ways To Reuse Wood Pallets
Before We Get Started… Disassembling
One of the things that prevents preppers from taking advantage of wood pallets is the fact that they’re difficult to take apart.
Well, not anymore. Here’s a cool video showing you how to take these apart with relative ease.
Whether you’re bugging in, bugging out or just hanging out on the weekend, everyone can use a table. This provides a flat, above-ground surface to hold your food, preps, etc. Plus, it’s lightweight enough to transport.
Watch the video below for a tutorial on how to make a table for your home.
Bugging out and don’t have lots of time/space? The bug-out table in the video below is the perfect option for you.
Most everyone can use a survival garden. These handy inventions allow you to grow your own fruits, vegetables, herbs and more – right on your own land.
Well, here’s an even easier option. By building your own planter, you can have a more contained space in which to grow your produce. This is a cheaper option, since you’ll use less compost, fertilizer and soil to get the job done.
Not to mention, planters are a great option for those who are living where the soil isn’t ideal for planting.
And, since it’s portable, you can bring this “mini survival garden” with you wherever you go.
Here’s an example of a planter you can build from scratch. It’s pretty simple and can easily be done over a weekend.
Make Your Own Tool Tray
Trays are excellent for storing electric and non-electric tools. And this storage space can be the perfect way to keep these precious items off the ground and out of the snow. Plus it keeps them all together, making organization a breeze.
And, since the tray is portable you can easily bring it with you as you work.
Check out the video below to learn how to build a DIY tool tray.
Build A Fence
Fence building can be beneficial around your survival garden or bug out location. It can also help keep out animals and intruders.
Here’s an example of how to build one of these fences out of pallet wood.
Make Your Own Interior Wall
This project is great for bugging in and can save you some serious cash.
Using wood pallets you can build an interior wall to help insulate your home. With this wall you can keep your house warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.
And when you use cheap (or Free) wood pallets to build it you don’t have to break the bank (or your budget).
Make A Shed
Wood pallets can be the perfect resource for building a shed. Not only are they cheap, but this shed can provide a safe and convenient storage space for your preps.
Here’s a video showing Part One of the building process. When you’re ready to see more, click the link at the end of the video. Happy building!