Here's what you'll need to make your potting bench:
One pallet with large spaces between pallet boards (this one is 36" × 36")
Five 2" × 4" pallet boards
Four 3 1⁄2"-wide pallet boards, at least 36" long
One 3 1⁄2"-wide to 4"- wide pallet board, at least 40" long
One 5 1⁄2"-wide (or wider) pallet board, at least 36" long
Pallet boards in a width (generally 31⁄2" or narrower) that will fit in the large spaces in main pallet
1 5⁄8" screws
1 1⁄4" screws
1 3⁄8" brad nails
Paint in various colors
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