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Learn how to build your own practical outdoor storage bench from pallets. With pallets, not only can you make almost any type of furniture, but you can also do so cheaply, while at the same time recycling some pallet wood. Outdoor Storage Bench Tools and materials To make an outdoor storage bench like the one in this tutorial, you’ll need the following tools and materials: Reciprocating saw or crow bar Orbital sander and/or electric planer Mitre saw or handsaw Drill/ screwdriver Nail gun Pallets (read our article on where to get free pallets here) A plywood board measuring 860 x 340 x 5mm Wood filler Wood screws Varnish Brush Masking tape Hinges 2 handles/ knobs Cost, time and difficulty The difficulty level of this project is rated as medium, given that you’ll need a certain level of skills when it comes to using the different tools, as well as furniture…

Looking to upgrade your sofa but don’t have a big budget? Save money by making your own DIY Pallet Sofa with this handy tutorial! See for yourself how to turn old pallets into your own personalised and comfy sofa, a perfect match with your living room or garden! DIY Pallet Sofa Tutorial Tools and materials The tools and materials that you’ll need to make this DIY pallet sofa are as follows: Reciprocating saw Circular saw Drill or screwdriver Orbital sander Electric planer Mitre saw 2 pallets (read where to find free pallets here) Sofa cushions measuring 120 x 80cm (seat), and 2 measuring 60 x 40cm (backrest) (These can be indoor or outdoor cushions depending on where you’ll put the sofa!) Coach screws Coloured varnish Paint roller Cost, time and difficulty This project is rated medium difficulty as it requires a certain level of skill when it comes to handling the electric…

If you fancy creating a summery beach style in your bathroom, why not have a go at making this upcycled pallet cabinet? The wood we’ve used is reclaimed from an old pallet and is sanded down to create a smooth driftwood-like finish. You can scale up the pallet cabinet to whatever size you’d like for your bathroom. We have used the sides and planks of the pallet to determine the overall size and this finished cabinet is 430 x 325 x 110mm. Pallet Cabinet DIY Tutorial By Cassie Fairy Tools and Materials To do this DIY project you’ll need the following tools: Hand saw Wrecking bar Hammer Mitre box Palm sander Drill with drill bits Router with cutting bits Screwdriver 1 x Pallet (the width of these planks is 73mm, you will need to adjust your measurements if the slats of your pallet are wider or narrower than 73mm) 700…

There are so many different projects that you can do with pallets, but sometimes the hardest part can be painting them perfectly to finish off your project! That’s why we came up with our top DIY pallet painting tips to help you get a flawless finish each time! DIY pallet painting tips Remember that each pallet is unique and might take paint differently. Firstly, you need to make sure that you have a safe (and non toxic) pallet, you can check that by viewing our pallet sourcing guide here. Pallet wood can look so so great with a bit of roughness, but, the smoother the surface, the easier it is to paint! Use an orbital sander or sandpaper (80 grit works fine but aim for 120 girt or higher if you’re looking for uber smoothness) to find your middle ground. Once you’ve finished sanding, remove all of the dusk with a slightly damp…

Need a new table for your kitchen? If you’re a fan of rustic chic and you don’t want to spend too much, then roll your sleeves up and learn how make a DIY Pallet Table yourself. Pallets are so easy to find and versatile that you can create anything with them, from small pieces of furniture to large items. DIY Pallet Table Tools and materials To make your DIY pallet table you will need the following tools and materials: Reciprocating saw Reciprocating saw blade for wood and metal Orbital sander Mitre saw Drill/ screwdriver Pocket hole jig Nail gun Screw clamps 1 pallet measuring 120 × 100cm MDF panel measuring 120cm x 60cm x 10mm Wood screws Coloured varnish Brush Cost, time and difficulty This project can cost less than £40 depending on the tools you already have. If you need to purchase some of the tools and materials used, you can browse this…