The outdoor seat I made to go with the super nice cushions found thrown out, not a thing wrong with them.

made this today, completely free except the screws lol. The cushions were thrown out in rich neighborhood, 2 pallets, cut up garden timber, an old door frame, and a bamboo blind also found. The paint was a leftover from a friend.
the finished seat
ready to relax, afternoon snooze
these are packing material from a new stove a neighbor got, they protect the corners of stove and make awesome freebie moldings
free pallets, the main staple of the seating
cut garden timbers for arms
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  • Carolyn Noyer Carolyn Noyer on Jul 15, 2016
    I sure would like to know where all you gals get free pallets, any suggestions?

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  • Dee Dee on Jul 24, 2015
    love it. I have a collection of cushions, that I use for various projects, from 'throwaways'. Often folks with more money than time (or no inclination to 'recreate') get rid of perfectly good things that no longer fit their decor. Bonus for we salvage/upcycle/repurpose folks!

  • Nancy A. Creese Nancy A. Creese on Nov 01, 2015
    this is nice and not to be a downer on this.. I love repurposing.. but all of you .. please please be careful... I am reading many posts about bedbugs on such a rise here in the U.S........ just please be careful before taking any discarded furniture ... wood, fabric, etc... sorry to post that.. but seriously be careful.. and this looks very nice... good job

    • Monique Monique on Nov 23, 2018

      I totally agree , it behooves you to take heed and clean your pallets thougheraly with outdoor bleach and hot water and dry before proceeding with your project.