Bring a rustic touch to your table top with wood trim assembled as mini shipping pallets. Cut four 1/2-inch by 1/8-inch accent trim into 4-inch strips using a precision knife. These will become the slats. Next, cut three 1/4-inch strips to size as the bottom structure. Lastly, secure the bottom structure to the slats using wood glue.
Love pallets and wine? This set of two wine racks from Del Hutson Designs combines the two. Made of 100% reclaimed wood, each rack can hold eight wine bottles and up to nine stemmed wine glasses for the ultimate in pallet vino storage.
Reclaimed wood can warm up a space, and crates can add all-important storage, even to an area on display. Jen Woodhouse of The House of Wood used crates to fill this bookcase, making it decorative and functional. For another custom touch, she wrapped this bookcase in Crates & Pallet’s reclaimed pallet wood.
Here's what you'll need to make your potting bench:
One pallet with large spaces between pallet boards (this one is 36" × 36")
Five 2" × 4" pallet boards
Four 3 1⁄2"-wide pallet boards, at least 36" long
One 3 1⁄2"-wide to 4"- wide pallet board, at least 40" long
One 5 1⁄2"-wide (or wider) pallet board, at least 36" long
Pallet boards in a width (generally 31⁄2" or narrower) that will fit in the large spaces in main pallet
1 5⁄8" screws
1 1⁄4" screws
1 3⁄8" brad nails
Paint in various colors
Give your four-footed friends a cozy spot to sleep using a dismantled shipping pallet and plump cushion. The painted deck and iron patio chair add a splash of color to the pet-friendly outdoor living space.
Green pallets have been used to make two rolling sofas, which have been pushed together in the corner of this room, covered with white cushions and decorated with throw pillows. A blue valance hangs on the window above the sofas which uses blinds to let in light without compromising privacy.
For extra storage, a toiletry and magazine rack was made from a reclaimed shipping pallet. To create the rack, a measuring tape was used to determine the proper width of the wall, then the pallet was dismantled with a crowbar, cut to size and mitered using a chop saw, then reconfigured and attached using the original nails. Black steel pipe is mounted to the bottom to keep towels neatly hung.
Take your kitchen project up a notch by building an island out of crates that fits your storage and space needs just right. This DIY plan, from Mindi Carwin at My Love 2 Create, combines small and large crates, along with vegetable bins, from Crates & Pallet to create a kitchen island with multiple sides of pantry storage, as well as room for a cutting board, hanging dish towels and organizing cookbooks.