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One of the most popular items for repurposing is a wooden
pallet. Craft inspiration sites and DIY bloggers use these wooden shipping
structures to make everything from racks to planters. When deciding to tackle a
pallet-based craft, it’s important to make sure you’re using a pallet that’s
safe and clean. Fix.com has created a guide entitled “Preparing
Wood Pallets for Upcycling Projects
”, giving you all the information you
need in order to make sure you’re getting the best pallet possible.
There are many different types of pallets, and this
infographic shows you each type. Make sure to pick the pallet that’s best for
your project. Not sure where to find them? This infographic contains a list of
the most common places you can find a pallet. Once you’ve located pallets, it’s
time to inspect them for contaminants and make sure that your pallet is safe to
use. From toxins to labels this infographic details all the dirt on pallets.
Once you have your pallet, it’s time to prep, sand, shape,
and start your project. Make sure to follow the steps outlined in this
infographic to make sure you’re getting the best start possible on your pallet
upcycling project.
Let us know if you have any additional tips about using safe
pallets for projects.