A reader describes the firewood shed he built out of used pallets collected from an industrial park.
A firewood shed for drying and storing wood, made from old pallets.
PHOTO: MARK JACOBSON
I have built two firewood sheds for seasoning and storage of fuel wood using pallets and sheeting I found in free wood piles at a nearby industrial park. The used corrugated roofing is from a barn that was being dismantled and moved. I caulked the old nail holes to make the roofing waterproof.
I positioned the woodsheds with their backsides facing the prevailing winds to keep the rain and snow from blowing in, while also providing maximum airflow to dry the wood.
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