Having become trendy in recent years, wooden pallets always fascinate DIYers. Being the creator of this own furniture - it's modern. The reuse of old materials, giving them a second life, is an environmentally friendly act.
Pallets are easy to handle even for beginner do-it-yourselfers. We invite you to discover our gallery of more than 70 examples of furniture in pallet : table, chair, sofa, bench, chair, shelf and others.
Pallet cabinet: coffee table with casters
Recover and tinker, is part of the philosophy of contemporary design. Used for the transport of goods and storage at the base, the pallets are diverted from their original use. They invite themselves into interiors of very different styles. Insignificant at first sight, giving them a second life, pallets are transformed into designer furniture. In addition, they can be used indoors as well as outdoors. The shape of wooden pallets makes them easy to handle and get fast results. For use as a coffee table, chair, sofa, bench, wooden pallets are easily integrated into the decoration and all the design styles.
Industrial style interior with pallet furniture
Want a design coffee table in your living room or garden? A wooden pallet is enough to make one! It's very simple, you can paint it or leave it nature. Then you can add casters and cover it with a glass panel. If you want to give it height, we advise you to use two, instead of one, as is the case of the example below.
Making a coffee table in a wooden pallet: the steps
To make a coffee table in a pallet you only need a wooden pallet, four swivel casters (optional), a brush and paint. To secure the pallet and casters, obtain a screwdriver and fastening screws.
We begin by sanding the pallet surface in order to prepare it for painting. The color of the painting depends on your desires. Once the paint is applied, let the palette dry. Then fix the casters with the screwdriver. The latter will allow you an easy move. Knowing that the palette is rather light, it is not absolutely necessary to put wheels. You choose ! And here is your pallet coffee table ready in less than two hours!
Idea of coffee table in wooden pallets with wheels
Wooden chairs are usually quite expensive. Wood is the most natural material and the most appreciated in contemporary interior design. Instead of investing a lot in buying designer wooden chairs, why not make one with wooden pallets? You can keep its authentic color or paint it.
Make a pallet wood chair
You will need three pallets, one meter, pencil, saw, sander, sandpaper, screwdriver and screws of fixation. The first step is to disassemble the pallets to get the number of boards needed for your chair. Once all disassembled, begin to sand the wood. Cut out and look like two slats of about 90 cm, two slats of 40 cm, six slats of 35 cm for the seat, two slats of 37 cm for the backsplash, two battens of wood and the two covers for the sides.
Begin by attaching a 40cm board at right angles to the end of a cleat with the wood screwdriver. At the other end of the cleat, attach a 90 cm lath. Repeat this on the second side of the chair. Then connect the two edges using the 35 cm slats. In this way, you will also form the seat. Consolidate the structure by adding two slats below. Form the backsplash with slats of 37 cm. Finish by fixing the two covers for the sides. They will give a finished look to your chair! We advise you to watch the video below to see all the steps:
Chair in wooden pallets
Disassemble a wooden pallet without tools
Disassembly is a step that is part of most DIY projects with pallets . Before you start disassembling, a useful tip: never disassemble a wet pallet. There are four methods to dismount a pallet: dismounting with presser foot and a mass, dismounting with a wedge and a hammer, disassembly with a saw and dismounting without tools! The simplest and fastest method is one that does not require tools. Watch the video below to understand how:
Summer is a good time to lie down and enjoy the sun in the garden. With a rope and a wooden pallet, you can make your swing with ease! To make it, you do not need to disassemble your palette. Just sand it down and paint it if you want it. Subsequently, it is suspended with solid rope. You are free to add cushions and blankets. If you have children and for your own safety, make sure your pallet swing is secure!
Garden swing in wooden pallets
Making a wooden pallet sofa is very simple. It does not require disassembly. Sanding and painting are enough to create a sofa in a pallet. For a corner sofa that has a little height four pallets are sufficient. You can paint them as in the example below in black. For comfort, do not forget the big ones cushions . This sofa is suitable for indoors and outdoors. It is universal! There is no need for a fixation whatsoever. If at any time you need it, you can use the pallets separately. The palettes of your sofa will easily turn into a coffee table or garden bench if needed!
Wooden pallet floor sofa in black
Here is a very original idea of palette that has been transformed into two garden benches and coffee table. To do the same, you will need tools for disassembly and a little more patience.
DIY idea of table original
The screwdriver - a tool always practical
Having a screwdriver at home is very practical. Many of the brico projects with pallets (table, bench, sofa, vertical garden) do not necessarily require the use of a screwdriver, but the latter will always be useful even in other brico projects. If you're just starting your DIY adventure, try brico projects with simple palettes. Little by little, you will learn the good habits and you can try more complicated projects. Discover the rest of our pallet furniture proposals to make yourself and find inspiring ideas:
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