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How to Effectively Pack Pallets

Posted on August 7, 2020

Timber shipping pallets are one of the most popular packing materials in the industry, often acting as the foundation of your shipment and looking after your goods wherever they go in the world. Whilst the importance of the pallet can sometimes be forgotten, using high quality pallets and stacking your items efficiently means that these pallets can last for years, prevent damage to your items, and keep the costs down for your business. If you’re thinking about taking pallets seriously, it’s a good idea to make a plan that includes…

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Crates Vs. Pallets: What One Should You Use?

Posted on August 4, 2020

Find yourself torn between using crates or pallets for transporting or shipping your goods? It’s a common conflict that comes up during the planning, research and evaluation stages of your business. Whilst both crate packing and pallets are useful and beneficial methods for securing your products, you still need to consider what will do the most work for your items and how they will be received once they are out of your hands. Crates are most suitable for delicate and breakable items like glass or electronics that need special barriers…

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Now more than ever, DIY has cemented itself as part of the Australian psyche. With many working from home and taking measure to stay distanced, upcycling projects have increased in popularity, making the competition high amongst our outdoor spaces and gardens. If you love to entertain during the summer months, or even just enjoy spending your days outside taking in the sun, then crafting a series of outdoor furniture suited to your needs will boost your space and take some of that time off your hands. Supporting local businesses like…

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Going Green with Wooden Crates, Not Plastic

Posted on February 10, 2020

Wooden crates have quite the reputation in the international transportation of goods due to their economical price point and the opportunity to recycle and repurpose used crates after their initial job. The lifespan of the wooden crate is seriously long, and the crate has a promising after-life, offering itself up for DIY projects and remaining low impact on the earth in their breakdown thanks to the sustainability of the raw material. There are a number of reasons why you might want to choose wooden crates over their plastic…

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7 of the Best Ways to Upcycle Old Crates

Posted on January 16, 2020

With the start of a new year comes the obligatory tradition of making resolutions. What better way to start the decade than with the optimism of being good to the earth this year? Resolutions are notoriously hard to keep, but with an exciting and creative DIY activity like upcycling, which has little negative consequences for the planet, there’s no reason why you’ll break this resolution. Using wooden crates for upcycling projects also means that energy won’t be needed to break down the crates, and you and your family…

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Ultimate Summer Outdoor DIY

Posted on November 19, 2019

Summer is coming, and that means summer holidays. That might also mean that you’ll soon end up with a house full of bored and stir-crazy kids. Why not take this time to inspire your kids with lessons about the value of recycling, sustainability and hard-work through a series of DIY wooden pallet projects? You could end up with some funky and unique outdoor pieces and a bunch of memories to carry you through the summer months. For Mum A swing bed might seem like the kind of luxury you can’t afford,…

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Pallet Coffee Table with Drink Cooler [Summer Special]

Posted on November 12, 2019

With summer approaching, it might be a good idea to inspect your outdoor furniture. It’s probably been a while since you’ve used it for entertaining, and probably, even longer since you’ve had a close look at it. Winter takes its toll on our gardens, houses and outdoor entertaining spaces. It might be time for an update, and with pallet furniture, it’ll be an upgrade too. If you need to take a break from serving drinks, this pallet coffee table can also easily be used for storage or to grow plants…

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Pallet Edition: Taking Gift Ideas Above and Beyond

Posted on November 5, 2019

If you need some gift inspiration, have a look at the Top 10 Pallet Gifts. Improve your gift-giving reputation with personalised gifts, whilst saving money and time by using wooden pallets. You’ll probably like these pallet gifts so much you’ll want to make two – and save one for yourself. Top 10 ideas Bathroom set shelf Wooden pallets look great in the bathroom, creating a beachy vibe reminiscent of driftwood. With this shelfing you can keep your bathroom tidy and store hygiene essentials easily, so nothing gets lost or washes up…

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Child Special DIY Project: Ottoman

Posted on October 29, 2019

Are your kids always breaking things? Don’t know the value of money? Can’t appreciate good furniture? It’s time to go all Better Homes and Gardens on your child and build them an ottoman of their own. Personalised and thoughtful gifts are always appreciated more, and homemade furniture, like a wooden pallet ottoman, is no exception. Ottomans are loved for their many qualities and multipurpose nature. Want to put your feet up? They can do that. Have the family over and need more seating? They can do that too. Withstanding any…

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Create a Doghouse with Wooden Pallets

Posted on October 22, 2019

Families all over Australia love their pets, with one or more dogs finding a home in over a third of households across the nation.  And that number doesn’t even include those who wish they had a dog of their own. Dogs wait all day for their owners to come home from work. In fact, our beloved pups spend almost half their lives waiting for us to come home and just simply love them. When you see your dog, it’s important to show them how much you care, and if you’ve…

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