How to Make Fire-Starters from Wood Pellet Fiber

As you might know, wood pellets turn to sawdust when water is applied, because they absorb moisture immediately. Did you have a damaged bag that let in some snow or rain? Did you use your wood pellets as ice melt, and now you have a bunch of clean leftover sawdust? Put it to good use!

The video above shows how to turn the natural fibers that make up wood pellets into fire-starters for your firepit or fireplace! (NOT your pellet stove!) You only need a few things for this project, and not much time.

What You’ll Need:

  • Softwood Wood Pellets
  • Empty Paper Egg Carton
  • Scissors
  • Wax Candles or Flakes

First, spread your sawdust out on a paper towel to let them dry out completely. While that’s happening, set up a double boiler system to melt your flaked wax, or to get the leftover wax melted from old candles. Be sure to take caution! See the video below for instructions on how to do this.

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How to Spook Up Your Decor Using Wood Pallets

Wood Pallet Repurpose Project for Halloween DecorationThe leaves are changing, the days are shorter, the air is crisp, and costumes are flying off shelves. We like to call this time of year HeArTh-O-wEeN! Lots of spooky decorations are everywhere, but did you know you can use that your leftover wood pallets from your delivery to really kick it up a notch?

Read >> Halloween Wood Pallet Decorations

Here’s a new one – an Underground Dungeon Illusion! You only need a little time and a few provisions to make it.

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How to Maximize Your Garage Storage Space

Make room for wood pellets! Declutter your Storage space with these handy tips from Houzz.com

It’s getting to be that time again. You need to start making room for your pallets of wood pellets that you’ll be using soon. We’ve shown you how to stack a few tons in a small space, but what if you need more room?  Here are some handy organization tips from the experts at Houzz:

It’s easy to become overwhelmed on projects like this when you jump in with no plan. It’s best to start with some rough guidelines and goals.

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How to Make a Pallet Tarp Out of Wood Pellet Bags

Have you read our post about how to repurpose empty wood pellet bags? What about our tutorials on how to make a water blob, or a kite, or DIY treat bags from empty bags? Here’s a new one for you – a pallet tarp! We’ve created a step by step guide on how to use your leftover bags to make an extra layer of protection for your pellets, that fits over a skid of 50 bags nicely.

What You’ll Need: 

  • Iron
  • Ironing Board/Surface
  • Parchment Paper
  • Scissors
  • 25 Empty Pellet Bags (at least)
  • Open Window or Fan

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Spring Break DIY – How to Make an Empty Wood Pellet Bag into a Kite

Spring DIY Projects by Woodpellets.comDid you ever see our post on how to reuse empty wood pellet bags? Well here’s a brand new DIY project, just in time for the kids being home all week for Spring break. It’s also just in time for warmer weather coming our way!

This post will show you the simple steps on how to make a kite out of an empty wood pellet bag.

What You’ll Need:
-1 Empty Wood Pellet Bag
-2 Sticks or Bamboo Skewers
-Scissors
-Twine, String or Cording
-Markers, Stickers, Embellishments

The entire project, not including decorating the kite, should take less than thirty minutes. Be sure that any kid helpers are always supervised by an adult, because this DIY involves plastic bags and scissors.

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How to Make a Wood Pallet Christmas Tree

Reuse old wood pallets to make a Christmas tree decoration!

Have you seen any of our posts about how to reuse wood pallets and empty wood pellet bags? Or have you checked out our DIY Pinterest board?

Well, here’s a new project for you – courtesy of Irene from New York. She’s a customer of ours (look at those beautiful
Cleanfire Pacific bags in the background of her picture!)
and she created an incredible Wood Pallet Christmas Tree decor project. She was kind enough to share her how-to with us, so we could share it with you!

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