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REUSE WOOD SHIPPING PALLETS AS A BED FRAME

reused crates

I saw this photograph on Sandbox Studio website.  I really like the idea of using wooden shipping platforms and crates as a support for a mattress and as a bed frame.  I always see thrown out shipping pallets and crates in industrial neighborhoods and construction sites and have been wondering about ways of reusing them. 

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CATEGORIES:   LIFESTYLE, REDESIGN, eco on budget, DIY, upcycle,

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Posted by DESIGN SQUISH on December 23, 2008


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 on  01/14  at  12:44 AM

I've been thinking about this too, it looks rough in the good way. I somwhere also saw a coffee table made out of a single shipping pallet where the top was a piece of metal and instead of legs there were rubber wheels. It looked really cool.
ana
 on  01/14  at  03:13 PM

Thats cool. I want to see that table! Maybe I will google it. I recently saw a bed frame that was just piled up firewood ( pile up a bunch of logs, put a mattress on top) at Anthropologie store. That sounds like a cool idea but then I imagined a bed on fire.
 on  01/14  at  03:21 PM

I think I saw it in a magazine at it was quite a while ago, but maybe someone has done something similar that you can find on the web. The girl who had made that table had put a very delicate chrystal vase on top of it an the contrast between industrial and fragile was just stunning. The bed made out of firewood sounds nice but I can see that it would be kind of hard sleeping in it once you have started thinking about beds on fire smile Beautiful blog btw!
ana
 on  01/14  at  03:46 PM

Thanks! I like your blog too! I'll try to find this table. These are the images I found of the Anthopologie firewod beds. firewood bed firewood bed anthropologie
 on  01/14  at  03:59 PM

Wow, I can see your point here. Especially with the last one! And thank you.
ana
 on  01/14  at  05:43 PM

Yeah. I have tried to find the table you saw but no results. But , I found a bunch of other furniture made out of recycled shipping pallets: http://www.blog.designsquish.com/index.php?/site/recycled_shipping_pallet_furniture/ Also, I just added your blog as a link! smile smile wink

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