One of the characters in a book of mine, would probably make something like this. Plus, I think adding a creative scene in a novel would be a bit of fun.
I enjoyed this article on making an ottoman from a pallet.
What’s made from a pallet but looks nothing like one? This DIY ottoman! Allyson at Domestic Superhero totally transformed an ordinary wood pallet into a warm home accent—and that deserves a thumbs up in our book. And for only $70, it’s a totally affordable custom piece that you can make too. Learn more.