Essentials Page – We Have It All!

Our Essentials Page is THE PLACE for Pallet Resources. We can help you find pallets, and once you have some, determine if they’re safe to use! If you’re new to woodworking, you can discover the essential tools you’ll need to start creating! Dismantle them in record time with several methods and many tool options to suit your needs. Learn about the types of wood joints, the best glues for your projects too! Maybe you want to begin by restoring or protecting the wood furniture you already have. We have resources for that too! You can even brush up on the history of pallets! It’s all here at 1001pallets.com!

How to Tell If a Wood Pallet Is Safe for Reuse?

[toc] Two BILLION pallets are used for transporting products every day. Many more pallets are lying around. It is no surprise that so many projects are made with pallets! At 1001Pallets, we have over four thousand …

10 Essential Tools for Working with Pallets

Before starting to work on your next crafting project with recycled wooden pallets, you need to be sure that you have the essential tools to get the things done and to be sure to complete your …

17 Helpful Tips Before Painting Wood Pallets

Some like wood in its natural, rustic state, but there are some cases where paint adds style and make your pallet creation more attractive, elegant, or modern. Painting wood pallets can also add a retro …

Standard Pallet Sizes & Dimensions

[toc] What is the standard pallet size in the USA? In the United States, pallets conform to the most popular standard developed by the Grocery Manufacturers’ Association (GMA), which makes up about 30% of all new wood pallets …

Types of Glue for Woodworking

[toc] Part of woodworking is to do good joinery; if the joints are tight and well-fitting, you’ve got a better chance of long-term success. But the other part is gluing those wood joints – particularly if …

Common Types of Wood Joints You Should Know

[toc] Wood joinery is one of the most fundamental concepts in woodworking. How do you attach pallet boards together? Why did you join them together in that fashion? Here's a list of common types of wood joints …

The History of Pallets

[toc] While they might not seem all that significant, pallets play a major role in the history of our economy. At first glance, those flat wooden structures sitting outside grocery stores, filled with jars of pickles may …

How To Stain Pallet Wood: Tips for Beginners

So you've found a beautiful wooden pallet (and checked that this pallet is safe to use for your project), and you're ready to start your pallet project? The first step is to dismantle your pallet, …

Ultimate Guide To Upcycling Pallets

In this Ultimate Guide To Upcycling Pallets, you'll discover that pallets are excellent material to upcycle into many projects. They can be as simple as a shelf, to an entire shed or even a home! …

Workshop Safety: Pallet Woodworking Safety Tips

It’s funny. I see people writing in every day, commenting about pallet safety. "Is my pallet safe?" What people DON'T ask, and they should, is "How can I be safe when woodworking?" The art and …