A pallet is a flat transport structure designed to support a variety of goods in a stable fashion while being lifted by any mobile forklift or other jacking device. The goods are placed on top of the pallet and can be secured to it by straps or stretch-wrapped plastic film. It is made of wood, plastic, metal, paper etc. The plastic pallets are stronger, more hygienic and safer in some applications. A paddle is a tool used for pushing against liquids, either as a form of propulsion in a boat or as an implement for mixing. They are commonly used in canoes consist of a wooden, fiberglass or metal rod with a handle on one end and a rigid sheet on the other end. They can also be made from carbon fiber.