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21 ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture

21 ways of turning pallets into unique pieces of furniture
Wood pallets have been around for decades as mechanisms for shipping and storing larger items (among other things). Recently, however, wooden pallets have become much more than a once-and-done packaging piece. They’ve become a useful resource in home décor and design. Used by beginner to professional DIYers in projects from wall coverings to large and small furniture pieces to home décor accessories, wood pallets can be disassembled into wood planks that can be used for any number of projects. The wood can be like new, rustic with patina, or somewhere in between. And, best of all (to the DIY world, at least), is their price: Free! Read on for some inspiration about how you can create uniquely original furniture items out of wood pallets. 1. Create an original table out of four wood pallets. 2. This particular table was made using two 4′ x 4′ wood pallets, one 4″x4″ beam cut into four pieces, four caster wheels, some L-brackets, and screws and gray stain. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1. 2. 3. 4. 7. 1.

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