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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

FIVE fab pallet sheds, huts, forts, studios n' follies....

 LOVE this one- a mix of recycled stock lumber and pallet wood, and the multi-pane door just makes it! From

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      NOT a tiny house, well, I suppose it kinda is, but I've been on a pallet kick lately and also liked this photo...I do run another blog called afterall.....pallet reconstruction, or repurposing, is also something we'll mess around with a little at our Wilmington, NC Three Day Tiny House Building Workshop....April 26th-28th- can't wait!
       Anyway, this is a GREAT example where a little creativity, thrift, and elbow grease (and not even much of it!) will beat out most store bought clubhouses and forts every time. What's best about this is that its made from FREE, recycled materials that were bound for the dump otherwise! You could ALSO EASILY cover this in planks, tin, corrugated poly roofing, or plywood, and make it a neat little shed for your yard as well.

And here are a FEW MORE.....some great ideas, and greater execution!
The bold trim really makes this simple structure stand out- from
A lil' sloppy and lopsided....or "slopsided", but fun! From

If you like recycled material projects and want to read on a few other concepts using pallets and other assorted free items to build micro structures, do check out my "Humble Homes, Simple Shacks" book....


-Derek "Deek" Diedricksen