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I Turned a Wooden Palette into a Shelf! (FOR FREE)

If you read my last post, you'll know that I moved! One of my biggest concerns was furniture because although I lived in an apartment for almost 5 years, I didn't own any furniture of my own except for a twin bed and a bookshelf. All the other furniture was my roommate's. Buying furniture can get expensive, so I knew I had to be smart about the purchases I made and what pieces I'd want to spend a lot of money on and what pieces I didn't need to splurge on. I found this wooden palette outside a restaurant in Auburn next to my old workplace and it had been lying there for a couple of days, so I asked the employees at the restaurant if I could have it and they said sure! One of the planks (is that what it's called?) was broken, but it was super sturdy and looked like it wouldn't break from anything lying on it. Even if I had made it a seat, I don't think it would break from someone sitting on it. But I thought it would be most useful as a shelf because