15 Awesome Things You Can Build With Pallets

15 Awesome Things You Can Build With Pallets

Another popular trend that we’ve been seeing over the past number of years is making useful home furniture and decor out of old wooden pallets. Not only are these project fun to attempt, they also help the environment by recycling or repurposing wooden pallets which more often than not end up in the local landfill.

Reclaimed wood projects are also easy on the wallet so it won’t cost you much to spruce up your home or yard.

These simple DIY pallet projects are no-frills and downright beautiful and easily customizable. From shelves to coffee tables, and headboards to desks, we’ve got you covered. Here are 15 awesome things you can build with pallets today.


Pallet Coffee Table on Wheels

See how to make a simple pallet coffee table that you can customize for your home. A cheap way to make a DIY coffee table! Perfect for that farmhouse style or cottage style living room!

Via Liz Marie


Hanging Pallet Shelf

Here’s another relatively quick and inexpensive project. Make this hanging side table out of recycled pallets.

Via Hello Glow


Pallet Light Box

Give your kitchen lighting some rustic farmhouse style with this simple DIY pallet wood light box and mason jar style pendant light fixture.

Via Remodelaholic


DIY Pallet Sofa

Once you finish a few smaller projects with pallet wood, try something more challenging, such as this bench. While it’s still not too complicated, you can get a piece of furniture which looks quite high grade.

Via Scrap Hacker


DIY Pallet Table with Hairpin Legs

Create this inexpensive industrial modern coffee table using an old pallet and a set of hairpin legs to outfit your living room in no time! This coffee table is perfect those that love to repurpose, apartment dwellers,  or those looking for extra storage space- the open sides are great for storing books and remotes!

Via HomeDit


L-Shaped Outdoor Pallet Couch

Bring rustic charm to your outdoor space with a couch made from pallets. This is an easy, affordable way to build a couch that can be customized to fit your space and needs.

Via eHow


Pallet Dining Table

If you love the rustic, handmade look, this dining table is the perfect project for you. Turn an old door and pallets into a big dining table!

Via Lana Red Studio


Pallet Accent Wall

Wood accent walls have been popular for a long time because of the warmth and texture they add to a room, infusing it with a rustic cabin vibe. Because pallets can be found or obtained for little-to-no cost, they can be an inexpensive option to completely transform the look and feel of a room, in just an afternoon.

Via eHow


Pallet Wood Crate

Make pallet wood crates & transfer inkjet image to wood with only wax paper and water! Finish w/ homemade non-toxic furniture wax.

Via A Piece of Rainbow

Fold-Up Pallet Desk

Easy to make fold-up pallet desk from a single pallet. Great beginning pallet project.

Via Thistlewood Farms


Pallet Outdoor Retreat

Everything in this tropical islands style outdoor room is a DIY with pallets! From living wall, furniture, to stenciled wood floor!

Via A Piece of Rainbow


Pallet Headboard

See how to make this headboard for around $20, without any major power tools! A perfect weekend project!

Via Rice Designs


DIY Pallet Table

Looking for a small, nicely organized command center? This little project will run you about $10 and will only take a couple of hours from start to finish.

Via Curb to Refurb


Pallet Board World Map

Make this painted world map on pallet wood for your home or office wall space.

Via The Merry Thought


Pallet Raised Garden Box

Plant your own vegetables even without a garden with this simple and cost saving planter box!

Via Foxy Folksy

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These simple DIY pallet projects are no-frills and downright beautiful and easily customizable. From shelves to coffee tables, and headboards to desks, we've got you covered. Here are 15 awesome things you can build with pallets today.


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