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How to Create An Instant Tool Shed

How to Create An Instant Tool Shed

At Gardenista, we’re always looking for ingenious ways to store our gardening tools. Here is a clever idea by Nic Robinson that we spotted on Flickr: an instant tool shed made from recycled wooden pallets.

Above: You can hang towels, gloves or various gardening items off the slats; photograph by Nic Robinson via Flickr.

Above: To make your own tool shed, get a pallet from your local garden store. Photograph via Coupon Connections.

Above (L): Remove any errant nails and sand smooth the rough or splintery edges. Image via Vettieg; above (R): Attach pallet to wall with wood screws. Image via Prudent Baby.

Above: The finished product: just add tools. Photograph by Nic Robinson, via Flickr.

To see more tips and ideas regarding gardening tools and accessories, visit Gardenista‘s posts English Gardeners’ Favorite Tools: Niwaki Tripod Ladder and Modern Sculptures for the Garden: Terra Trellis.

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2:54AM PDT on May 9, 2013


11:59AM PDT on May 8, 2013

That's just a terrific solution, thanks!

6:48AM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

Great idea .

10:17AM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

cool idea!

7:41AM PDT on Sep 11, 2012

While I wouldn't exactly call it a shed, it is an awesome idea.

6:58PM PDT on Sep 4, 2012


11:07AM PDT on Sep 1, 2012

Thanks looks pretty good !

9:18AM PDT on Aug 31, 2012

Hey, that's brilliant ! Genius idea ! Thanks for sharing !

11:06PM PDT on Aug 30, 2012

Thank you.

11:06PM PDT on Aug 30, 2012

Thank you.

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That must be my twin, so awesome. thank you for caring and sharing.

Good ideas to recycle a few things. Thanks

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Thanks for sharing :")

Love the ideas, thanks for sharing.


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