Things Made from Pallets
Pallets are either free or a couple dollars a piece. They contain a lot of good usable wood and come in different sizes. They're kind of heavy and bulky to work with until you take them apart; which can require a lot of effort (most are built fairly strong to carry very heavy loads and to withstand a forklift moving them). Those facts aside, they're terrific for dozens and dozens of rustic projects. Here's a sampling...
PALLET WOOD - is it safe? how do you work with it? Everything you need to know is in this post. via Funky Junk Interiors
The pallet wood chair ANYONE can make in a couple hours via Funky Junk Interiors