Wood pallets are used in lots of DIY woodworking projects like potting benches, patio furniture, porch swings, beds, and compost bins because they’re usually free to obtain and can work for many projects to create something unique. Check out these free pallet plans to see all the possibilities.
But how do you get free wooden pallets? Is there a store you can visit that just hands them over? There probably aren’t outlets set up just for giving away wooden pallets, but there are plenty of businesses and maybe some individuals that dispose of them because they have no use for them.
Below are some tips and things to remember when looking for free wooden pallets. Many of these same tips can be used when looking for free lumber.