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Here’s 20 DIY Pallet Projects You Can Start Today


We’ve all seen them, those wooden pallets used to store and ship things all over the country. Well did you know that many are discarded every day and with a bit of searching can be picked up for free? Why would you do that? Well to turn them into these awesomely attractive DIY pallet projects! Read on…

1. Rustic DIY Wooden Pallet Arrows

Arrows can be both a sign or a decoration. See how easy it is to make these with minimal tools at 100things2do.

2. Upcycled Pallet Wooden Planter Box

Upcycled Pallet Wooden Planter Box

Turn an unwanted wooden pallet into a stand out DIY planter box for your favourite herbs or flowers. Learn how at diynetwork.

3. Turn a Pallet Into a DIY Menu Board!

Turn a Pallet Into a DIY Menu Board

This one is so easy and you can make any sort of list/sign with it – think house rules, menu e.t.c. Instructions found at hgtv.

4. Or this Alternate Pallet Sign Board with Chalk Holder

Pallet Sign Board with chalk holder

Don’t like the above DIY pallet/menu design? Then try this alternate design that can be found at thehappyhousie.porch.

5. Wooden Pallet Wall Shelves

Wooden Pallet Wall Shelves

These rustic looking wooden shelves can be made in just minutes and used to store whatever you want in any part of the house. Tutorial is at hgtv.

6. Super Simple Pallet Clock

Super Simple Pallet Clock

A little bit of paint and a broken old pallet can be turned into this unique wall clock that can be sold, given as a gift or simply displayed in your own home. Step by step details can be found at upcycledstuff.

7. Eye Catching Pallet Coffee Table

Eye Catching Pallet Coffee Table

Useful, attractive and simple to make. Give this neat DIY coffee table a try. Learn how at instructables.com.

8. Quick and Easy DIY Outdoor Table

Quick and Easy DIY Outdoor Table

Can you believe this sturdy outdoor table took just 4 hours to make? How much does a timber outdoor table cost from a store these days? – Much less than what it costs to make this DIY recycled pallet table. Get a full video tutorial from Buckle Down.

9. Unique Timber Pallet Dining Table

Unique Timber Pallet Dining Table

While we’re on the subject of tables check out this unique DIY pallet dining table tutorial. A couple of pallets and some cheap wheeled table legs from ikea and it’s dinner time! See how it’s made at instructables.

10. DIY Timber Towel Holder

DIY Timber Towel Holder

Simple and will help to give your bathroom that nice rustic feel. See how it’s made at hometalk.

11. DIY Timber Quote Sign

DIY Timber Quote Sign

These sorts of signs for the home are really popular these days, and the good thing is you can make them say whatever you like or even sell them at your local markets. Tutorial at bloominghomestead.

12. Rustic Wooden Pallet Ceiling

Rustic Wooden Pallet Ceiling

Man cave, flat or games room? Have a room that needs remodeling or a just a new look? Then you may want to consider a rustic timber pallet ceiling. See how this is done over at remodelaholic.

13. Insanely Awesome Homemade Kitchen Island

Homemade pallet Kitchen Island

OK, so this one is a bit more complicated and you may need some woodworking skills, but we just had to include it because of how insanely awesome (and useful) it is. If you feel your up to the task then visit 101palletfurniture to see how it’s done.

14. DIY Vertical Garden

DIY Vertical Garden

By now you’ve probably seen these vertical pallet planters around the place. Well why not learn how to make one yourself thanks to the helpful folk over at hometalk. Go check it out now.

15. Try a Super Simple DIY Pallet Sofa

Super Simple DIY Pallet Sofa

Got an empty porch or some unused space in your home but don’t want to fork out on new furniture right now? Then grab some old cushions or a mattress and put them on top of a few pallets and you’ll have your own unique pallet sofa! Get some inspiration from these pallet sofa ideas at easypalletideas.

16. This Relaxing Pallet Lounge Swing.

Relaxing Pallet Lounge Swing

Got a large tree or some rafters you’d like to hang something from? No one could not love this brilliant and comfy looking pallet lounge swing. You can see exactly how this is made on imgur.

17. DIY Pallet TV Stand

DIY Pallet TV Stand

If you’ve got a corner and want to put a TV in it then this little corner table/tv stand is easy to make and looks great. People have also been selling these little units on Etsy. Learn how to make one yourself at preparingforpeanut.

18. Wooden Accent Pallet Feature Wall

Wooden Accent Pallet Feature Wall

Turn a bare wall into a unique focus point easily with this fantastic pallet project idea. Get the detailed instructions at addicted2diy.

19. Affordable and Amazing DIY Pallet Bar

Affordable and Amazing DIY Pallet Bar

Can you believe that this beautiful bar only cost $34 to make? You’ll believe it after you see the tutorial on imgur.

20. Recycled Pallets Dining Set.

Recycled Pallets Dining Set

We’ll finish this list with this amazing and romantic dining set. Seating up to 4 people you can get the full tutorial at brit.co.

Whether you’re making something to sell or just need a new addition to the yard or home – you’ll now have enough DIY pallet projects to keep you busy for a year!

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