Recycled Pallets as DIY Furniture

Furniture Ideas

Recycled pallets let you create the most wonderful DIY furniture.

Tons of pallets are being used, abused and then discarded all the time. This entails a great opportunity of us reclaimers, upcyclers and otherwise creative souls to transform old wooden pallets into glorious works of artsy home decoration and recycled wooden pallet furniture.


Here are three easy, but oh-so-functional DIY wooden pallet furniture projects that stand out:


recycled pallets furniture daybed


By Ashley Ann



By Ana White



recycled pallet furniture


recycled pallet furniture :: bookshelves


recycled pallet furniture :: bookshelves
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Restore. Recycle. Repurpose.: Create a Beautiful Home (A Country Living Book)

pallet bookshelves



By ‘Die Frau Im Haus’. It is really too bad that this blog is discontinued as it was quite lovely. However, ‘that woman in the house’ left us a wonderful pallet bookshelves.

Most Inspirational Pallet DIY Projects & Ideas

I love all three projects. Click on the above links for further info and a how-to. Regarding the third project, the bookshelves, you have to (and yes, you can!!) figure out how it’s made by just looking at the bookshelves. Fairly easy.

If you want other furniture projects, have a look at DIY Pallet Desk



Recommended Books on Recycled Pallet House Design

Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter.
About 150 small homes (< 500 sq. ft.): on land, on wheels, on the road, on water, in the trees + studios, saunas, garden sheds, and greenhouses. 1,300 photos, showing a rich variety of small homemade shelters, and there are stories (and thoughts and inspirations) of the owner-builders who are on the forefront of this new trend in downsizing and self-sufficiency.



Recommended Books on Recycled Pallet Furniture

Build It! With Pallets

100% Pallet: from Freight to Furniture

Wood Pallet Projects: Cool and Easy-to-Make Projects for the Home and Garden

This Old House Salvage-Style Projects: 22 Ideas for Turning Old House Parts Into New Treasures for Your Home

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