Pallet Patio Bench

Pallet Patio Bench

Make your home comfortable and inviting by building Pallet Benches, Pallet Chairs & Stools from recycled pallet wood.Pallet Benches, Pallet Chairs & Stools – Hundreds of Ideas at Your Fingertips!Sometimes, it’s the finishing touches that make the décor feel cohesive and pleasing. A sturdy, comfortable chair can make a house feel like a home, and make guests feel welcome. Build yourself a bench or stool to hold a prized piece of artwork, or just a good pint of beer. Use recycled wooden pallets for your next DIY renovations, including indoor or outdoor pallet benches, pallet chairs & pallet stools. Don’t waste your money on cheap pressboard and staples! Instead, make them yourself with free, repurposed pallets, and make them uniquely yours!  Discover hundreds of creative and beautiful ideas for pallet benches, pallet chairs, & pallet stools made by our talented Crafters! Learn techniques for staining and finishing your wooden projects, as well as preserving, restoring, and refinishing them if needed.
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Pallet Patio Bench

Sometimes, it’s the finishing touches that make the décor feel cohesive and pleasing. A sturdy, comfortable chair can make a house feel like a home, and make guests feel welcome. Build yourself a bench or stool to hold a prized piece of artwork, or just a good pint of beer. Use recycled wooden pallets for your next DIY renovations, including indoor or outdoor pallet benches, pallet chairs & pallet stools. Don’t waste your money on cheap pressboard and staples! Instead, make them yourself with free, repurposed pallets, and make them uniquely yours!  Discover hundreds of creative and beautiful ideas for pallet benches, pallet chairs, & pallet stools made by our talented Crafters! Learn techniques for staining and finishing your wooden projects, as well as preserving, restoring, and refinishing them if needed.
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Pallet Patio Bench

Remember that pallet slat I pried loose at the beginning of the project? In the photo, you can see I spanned over the bench legs, front and back, to make bench armrests. I cut off at an angle the left over bit hanging out past seat back, and finally ran two screws through the “arm” into the rear leg and front leg, fastening it to the bench. I found another pallet slat and did the same to the other side. If you don't have another slat free, feel free to canabalize one from the rear or underside of the bench and use it for the same purpose.
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Pallet Patio Bench

I selected this 48-in x 42-in oak pallet. Notice it had one broken slat, but conveniently it was one I was going to remove anyway. My plan was to turn the pallet into the bench back and the bench seat, with just six saw-cuts, and the 2×4 into four legs — but that later.
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Pallet Patio Bench

– Pallet Benches, Pallet Chairs & Stools -Two Adirondack Chairs With Foot RestsCommercial pallets and pallet crates, I run across these time to time from various job sites my husband is currently working on. I found this huge one while on site and thought it would be perfect for a couple of chairs plus I had never made a foot rest before so I thought with all this wood why not give it a try. Interestingly enough they weren’t that complicated to make. Handihands

Pallet Patio Bench

From here, I took the newly minted shorter pallet section — the bench back — and stacked vertically on the the longer section — the bench seat — which I left laying flat. Now you can see the bench taking shape, sort of.
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Pallet Patio Bench

About 1001PalletsWith an estimated 2 billion pallets being used every day, and many more sitting around, no wonder so many projects have been done using pallets. Here are 1001 ways to recycle, upcycle, reuse or repurpose pallets! If you are a pallet upcycler, do not hesitate to send us your work, we will be happy to showcase it to the world! Join the chat Comment on Crafters posts or like them. Share your picture, video or link in one click on our discussion wall. Everyone has a voice! Join Our Chat Room
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Pallet Patio Bench

Measure the top edge of the sofa back — including the outside edges of the side pieces — to determine the length of the top trim piece. Mark a 1×6 cedar plank with a pencil, then cut to size with a circular saw (Image 1). Using a nail gun, attach the top trim piece with finish nails into the solid points on the back pallet piece, ensuring the front and side edges of the trim are flush with the inside edges of the back and side pallets (Image 2).

Measure the vertical fascia for each of the two side pallets that will be the seat’s arms. Use a pencil to mark 1×6 cedar planks with these measurements, and cut to size with a circular saw (Image 1). Align front trim piece with the top and inner seating edges of the side pallet, and use finish nails and a nail gun to attach (Image 2).
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Measure the distance along the top front edge of the seat section between the two side trim pieces. This should equal the length of the back, structure and seat pallets determined in step 2. Use a pencil to mark a 1×6 cedar plank to the determined length. Cut the plank to size with a circular saw, and install with finish nails — aligning the top edge of the fascia with the top edge of the seat pallet.

Perfect for entry halls, kids rooms or even out on your deck, you will love your new pallet sofa. The creative heads from Scrap Hacker came up with this concept and I must say it’s really darling.
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If you fancy this fold-down pallet bar for the outside of your home, imagine you can hide your glasses and all other bottle utensils you might need. Pretty cool, eh? The bar is easy to make for beginners, just make sure you have the wood you need. And while you’re at it, we have a tutorial for a fold-down Murphy bar from ThisOldHouse — note: they don’t use pallets, but you can.
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Some will say that outdoor pallet furniture sacrifice style for functionality. We tend to disagree. Especially after seeing this tutorial by BHG in which they created an amazing Adriondack chair out of, guess what … wooden pallets. It’s a stunning project, must say.
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For starters, I selected a pallet built of entirely rot-resistant oak (you can also go with partially of oak, with the larger cross-beams being made of pressure-treated 2×4, but something rather stout) whose slats of were a 1/2 inch thick. Of course, the less cracks, splintering and rot, the better.
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I wanted to make the seat back 17 inches tall, so I measured that off on the pallet, confirming I needed to remove the broken slat. So with my trusty hammer and prybar, off it came.
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Next, I marked off that same 17 inches from the end of each of the four major crossmembers where I would make my cuts. After setting my circular saw to cut roughly 2 inches deep, I cut along marks, flipping over the pallet to complete the cuts from the other side as the boards were too deep for only one cut.
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Next, I raised the bench on blocks, the rear of the seat's bottom 8 inches from the ground and the front of the seat's bottom 10.5 inches from the ground. (You can of course change this according to your tastes. You may want the seat higher or lower or leaned back more.)