Pallet Shed Using Pallets, Old Windows & Tin Cans


It’s been a long journey and a learning lesson from the first pallet to the last. My pallet shed is finally complete and I am very pleased how it turned out. It's still one of my favorite pallet projects to date.
In the beginning...
I grabbed a bunch of pallets.
A couple windows and a door from curbside. They're almost perfect for my little pallet shed.
I then covered the outside of the shed with pallet planks.
A cute little sign from the thrift store hangs above the door and an old rocking chair on the porch.
I love the tin can roof! The roof was shingled using tin cans, flattened and painted using metal paint.
We’ve had a few small showers and everything has stayed dry. Loving the color. For more info visit

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Andrea Fogleman

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3 of 22 questions
  • Canaan Rice
    on Jul 22, 2019

    Would love a pic of roof !!!

  • Jamye Orillion
    on Sep 20, 2019

    I myself truly love this idea also I would like to know more about the roof please and if you did treat the pallets so they wouldn't Rot?

  • Valerie S Crider
    on Feb 2, 2020

    I need a new roof for my shed and I was wondering if this can can idea would work? What did you put under the tin cans to make it waterproof ?

    • Nikki
      on May 16, 2020

      hi There

      I did something similar a few years back for my kids outdoor tree house / cubby play house .

      In hot Australia weather I insulated the roof

      then put tarp on breams, then used colour bond sheets on top (I guess you could also use plastic see through roof sheets to bring in natural light ( can’t remember what they r called ) that way they would not rust or leak like Tin would .

      Its inexpensive and best do the job once - right ?

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  • Pat
    on Aug 14, 2020

    With a little adjustments inside, this would make a great chicken coop

  • Dac49454687
    on Aug 22, 2020

    I love this what a lovely little shed. Well done.

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