Cut a pallet as seen in the last picture to create three racks for a wall to hold magazines or easily reachable file holders for forms or files needed quickly and repetitively in an office. These would work out great in a child’s room to make books and coloring books easily accessible to little hands as well. Can be finished in a number of different ways from painting to staining. Think about final little details like deals, large nail heads or upholstery nail heads etc. Something very useful made from something free – the only cost is from your imagination of ho the finish should look like.
What a great way to store your yard tools -and reuse something that might have just been thrown away. This is an old filing cabinet (a heavy duty one) that has been lightly sanded, primed and then painted. A Heavy coat of polyurethane has been added to protect from scratches – even those are inevitable in a garage. On each end a piece of pegboard has been attached to provide room for small tools to be hung. A piece of thick plywood has been attached to the bottom and wheels have been added. This will allow the piece to be moved around to clean and it won’t be sitting on the floor where it can easily rust.