Pallets are ubiquitous. Not only are they available behind every major retail store next to the dumpsters, but Craigslist is flooded with hundreds of free or cheap ($1/pc) posts every day. They are readily available, they have dual usability as either a reclaimed unit or dis-assembled materials, and they all have a story to tell. Some designers have recycled them into benches or seating. Some are converting them into desks and workstations. Others are retaining the original shape with minor modifications and installing them in their design space as-is. While there are thousands of DIY projects that have been posted by bloggers and designers, some have caught our eye through impressive functionality or elegant design. Here are a few of our favorite projects involving pallets:

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