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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Val M.
Val M.2 years ago


Emelie Hangsel
Past Member 2 years ago

That's just a terrific solution, thanks!

susan k.
susan k.3 years ago

Great idea .

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson3 years ago

cool idea!

Kathleen Cazander

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

Sheri P.
Sheri P.3 years ago


Aletta Kraan
Aletta Kraan3 years ago

Thanks looks pretty good !

Jacqueline Lavanchy

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

Monica D.
Monica D.3 years ago

Thank you.

Monica D.
Monica D.3 years ago

Thank you.