How can i get shipping pallets?

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  1. servechilled81

    servechilled81

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    Does anyone work at a place or know of places that
    give these out for free when they're trying to get rid of them?

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    a pallet couch 

    something like this: 
     
  2. nattybro

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    you trying to make stadium seating in your crib?
     
  3. servechilled81

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    a pallet couch like one of these
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  4. scott frost

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    Check out your local grocery store and see if they have some out back sitting around they can get rid of.
     
  5. mentecriminal

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    Ppl give then away on craigslist all the time
     
  6. hatchmo

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    The pallets you're going to get for free are going to be busted as %+*@. If you want to make furniture out of them, go buy some new ones. They are not expensive.
     
  7. mplsdunk

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    my boy at work is building a bed out of them.  it's pretty cool. 
     
  8. gottabeem21

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    OP where i work we give them away, try checking out a wholesale club (bj's, sam's club, costco) or some smaller distributors.
    what state are you in OP?  try checking craigslist.  they have little to no value so most of the time places give them away if you ask
     
  9. oh you mad

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    This is what's hot in the streets?
     
  10. laker4lifeman

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    Hobos have been doing it for years.
     
  11. thunderchunk69

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    I got 2 when I ordered boxes from U-line
    also, I've always wanted to make furniture with milk crates and bungie wire [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  12. servechilled81

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    i'm gonna prowl around the backs of some grocery stores in my area soon

    i checked craigslist but they're not really close to me, and I don't have a truck, wouldn't want to be making long

    trips with them hanging out my trunk
     
  13. ooiron manoo

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    My friend built a coffee table out of one (He had to cut it, obviously) and it came out nice.  It's OD though, a bed would be cool 'cause you can hide it with covers.  Couches though, [​IMG].
    You'll get busted ones at supermarkets, I used to work in one and we would only throw out the busted ones.  We had to send the good ones back to the warehouse.
     
  14. imreallydirknowitzki

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    I will be furnishing my apartment like this in about 2 months. CollegeProblems
     
  15. servechilled81

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    did he sand it and stain or paint it?
     
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  17. ooiron manoo

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    He stained it, and put a glass top on it.  It was well done.
     
  18. mmg

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    it makes sense, people with money love dressing like poor people.

    this is just the next step.
     
  19. atyung22

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    I work at sears and we give them away for free everyday
     
  20. albooboo5

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    You don't want used ones trust me. They have rat piss and *$$! all over them. I guarantee you have a pallet company in your local major metropolitan area. They have different sizes and they are inexpensive.