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building with recycled shipping pallets
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Building with recycled shipping pallets

...with pallets, we recommend first checking how to tell if pallets are toxic or not here! Building with shipping pallets © b Sq. Design Studio Challenging themselves to take this common element and make it into something beautiful and interesting, the b sq. Design Studio succeeded with overwhelm...

Pallet beds are trending but pallets can be toxic so be careful
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Is it safe to build beds or furniture with shipping pallets?

...pallets for reuse as pallets for shipping - rather than for furniture-making and building beds out of! Toxic pallets? Is it to stop them going missing? As we know, there is a growing trend of building home furniture with used shipping pallets , or ‘skids’, but not all shipping pallets are safe for re-use for two re...

Stairs made from reclaimed barn beams
Wood and organic materials

All about wood

...building materials from demolition projects, then offer them for resale in varying conditions. Shipping pallets: Pallets are pretty easy to come by, in fact many commercial buildings and retailers are happy to get rid of them. They can be used either in their current form or taken apart and reused as small pieces - b...

Recycled building materials
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Where to buy and sell used building materials

...with, please make mention in the comments section below. Habitat for Humanity Restore Read more here about reclaimed and recycled building materials , building with shipping pallets and how to dispose of construction waste responsibly in the Green Buillding Guide pages of Ecohome, Nor...

Recycled barn beams and a refinished clawfoot bathtub
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled & reclaimed materials

...Building with pallets: last but not least - one of the most abundant supplies of ready-made building materials are shipping pallets. They are generally considered about the same as 'packaging' and rarely if ever returned to their source. They can be dissasembled and used for the planking, but in their original form t...

Timber frame construction
Wood and organic materials

Wood frame construction

...building with wood. Now you know all about wood framing and choosing the right materials, read more on these pages : Building with recycled shipping pallets How to identify non-toxic pallets for furniture and inside homes Which is better, OSB or plywood - for roofs, walls and floors Ho...

FSC certified wood carries the FSC certification labels
Wood and organic materials

All about FSC certified lumber & wood products - Why FSC certification is important

...building materials , building with recyled wood , disposing of construction waste and other easy choices to make to reduce the environmental footprint of construction projects in these pages : Building with recycled shipping pallets How to identify non-toxic pallets for furniture and inside homes Whic...