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by alun
Sun Nov 20, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets
Replies: 19
Views: 11962

Re: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets

Many thanks! @seasidegirl - the best place if you don't work somewhere that have them every now and again is taking a trip down the nearest industrial estate one evening. I was getting some nails from a hardware store just before closing time and found a pile of them freshly discarded. I also found ...
by alun
Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:11 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets
Replies: 19
Views: 11962

Re: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets

@Sky, Yeah I love the stuff online. I think I've scared my parents (still at the age where my parents are concerned over everything I do) with the images of sheds, beds, shelves etc. made from pallets. They are a bugger to break up though. Nursing my splinters tonight :sad10:
by alun
Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets
Replies: 19
Views: 11962

Re: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets

Many thanks! Its my first attempt at pallet craft. Got some sanding to do tomorrow, and I'll try and age the wood for effect if I have the time. I'll be sure to post updates on this thread. Someone gave me a load of bed slats, so I'll be turning them into a bunch of crates to hold enough bottles for...
by alun
Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets
Replies: 19
Views: 11962

Bike shed & Beer crates from Pallets

I've been collecting a few pallets recently to make a bike shed so I can get my bikes out of the hallway in my house. Today, I started putting it together. Its amazing what you can do with some free pallets, with some free time and effort. So far, I've got the doors of the bike shed ready, I'll post...
by alun
Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Green Roof Straw Bale Building in South Wales
Replies: 6
Views: 4315

Re: Green Roof Straw Bale Building in South Wales

Thanks boboff, I am pretty excited about its development. The subsription won't update with posts, but I'll start sending separate emails out in February/March on the progress, so you will be kept up to date on the build, no problem! Yes I think the posts should be OK, I'm also probably going to kee...
by alun
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:46 am
Forum: Green Building
Topic: Green Roof Straw Bale Building in South Wales
Replies: 6
Views: 4315

Green Roof Straw Bale Building in South Wales

Hello all, I just joined this forum, very impressed with the positive attitudes on here! Very inspirational. I am currently in the planning stages of building a small studio at the back of my garden for my drums & hobbies to get some space in my house! I'm looking for volunteers for the coming year ...