The number one question I get about pallets is, "How do you take them apart?" And in my book Crafting with Wood Pallets I share how I use a sawzall to cut pallets apart. This method works great when you have two people and if you are okay with the nail heads being left in the wood.
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When I was contacted and asked if I wanted to try out the pallet buster and share it with my readers, I said, "YES!!"
I couldn't believe how heavy duty this tool is and how easy it is to use. I figured out how to use it right away, but there is a video HERE if you need it. I like to put my foot on the pallet to secure it and keep it steady.
The pallet comes apart quickly and easily with the pallet buster. After disassembling it, I removed the nails with a hammer. In no time I had a nice stack of wood. When I have a fresh stack of pallet wood I am always so inspired to create!
I also made a few little step stools like this one.