We have loads of pallets lying around so decided to make a picket fence out of them to stop the chicken going on the veggies.
The difficulty in working with pallets is that they break easily so it is worth watching a few YouTube vids to find the right method for the right type of pallet. This vid (although long and annoying) was the one I found most helpful.
Firstly we measured the picket fence spikes and used a jig saw to cut them out. You will also need to jig saw all the back bits as per the above vid.
Next was brute force. You will also find that you can’t help singing Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer”. I still have it in my head….
Dealing with the nails…..
Knocking posts in and screwing the pallets in.
Finished product! I am awfully chuffed with our basically free fence!!! It just needs a bit of paint now!