Wood bin/organizer from Pallet wood

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Project by WoodSimplyMade posted 12-26-2011 07:04 AM 24201 views 19 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its been a while since I posted a project myself. Today I got tired of a large stack/pile of wood leaning against the wall. I rearranged my shop a little to make room for this bin/organizer.

I had taken a pallet apart some time ago. It was pine, nothing fancy. I ripped it into strips and made this with it. I can finally see what I have an can get to it without having to move everything away from the wall in front of it first.

I will probably expand on this idea and build a larger one but for now this will do the job!

-- Mike, Florida,

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#1 posted 12-26-2011 07:22 AM

super organizer what a big help this must be.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 12-26-2011 08:30 AM

I have the same pile of wood. While trying to get a piece from the middle or back, I always wait to see if the stack will totally fall and kill me. This looks like a sensible option and I refuse to stack the wood horizontally…....

-- mike...............

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#3 posted 12-26-2011 03:47 PM

I love seeing projects made of pallet wood! Nothing like giving the wood some new life! This will be a great asset to your shop! Great job!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 12-26-2011 05:24 PM

Very good idea. Need to do one too.

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#5 posted 12-26-2011 06:13 PM

Very nice, great idea!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 12-26-2011 06:13 PM

Glad to see someone using the pallet wood. I have several projects in my shop made from pallets and plywood shipping containers.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 12-27-2011 01:24 AM

Very nice rack and good use of a pallet : )
Lucky dog to have high ceilings to be able to lift the wood out of the rear compartments. I work out of my basement shop with less than 7 feet of height .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 12-27-2011 03:09 AM

Very slick design!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#9 posted 12-27-2011 09:22 PM

very nice, very compact, and gr8 way to recycle pallets

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 01-16-2012 06:30 PM

very simple but seems to be very effective. Do you have high celings? Seems like you would need them to get the long peices out.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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