We’re currently planning a new project that uses reclaimed pallet pine to make beautiful, sustainable furniture. To research this, Matt – our man in Ho Chi Minh City – has been visiting Vietnamese factories that specialise in reclaimed pallet pine.
He sent us a few pictures that show this fascinating process.
First, the pallets are collected by ‘picking’ companies that gather them from wherever they can. Next, workers de-nail and sort the pallets (hard graft!).
Then, the wood is kiln-dried and conditioned. Even off-cuts are used, so the waste is very low.
Finally, the furniture is constructed.
The result is both beautiful and sustainable – two characteristics that we’re extremely fond of at Teemo.
Watch this space for updates on our new pallet pine project.