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Standard Wood Pallet Dimensions and Sizes (Diagrams and Charts)

While pallets are generally the same size overall, there are nuanced differences between sizes and dimensions for various parts of different pallet types.  Also, there are different standards depending on the country (see below). Below we set out the various pallet dimensions for a standard wood pallet, followed by charts that set out the different …

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Where To Buy Used Pallets Online

If you are a fan of shabby chic decorating, your Pinterest board is probably filled with dozens of pins of DIY pallet projects. Pallets can be repurposed for both indoor and outdoor decorating, and lately, it has become popular to take them apart and repurpose the individual wood planks. Wood pallets add a kick of …

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13 Different Types of Pallets (by Style, Design and Material)

What are Pallets Made of? Pallets are flat structures that provide a foundation for storing or transporting goods. They are made from a variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. Typically, pallets are flat and horizontal, which make them easier to stack, move and load. Often, the goods placed on these pallets are much …

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26 Pallet Coffee Table Ideas and Projects

I know pallet furniture such as pallet coffee tables aren’t for everyone or every home, but it’s a decent consideration especially if you have low cost or free access to pallets. The pallet is actually ideally shaped as a starting point for a coffee table. It’s essentially a square slab of wood. You can sand …

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30 Pallet Couch Ideas and Projects for Your Home or Office

I’m not really sure why pallet projects are popular. I guess it’s because it can be cheap and in many cases, the designs are pretty easy to build. Take the pallet couch, which features many ideas and examples below. Most of them are pallets arranged on a bench and positioned against a wall. Slap on …

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How to Build a Beautiful Pallet Wine Rack – Step-by-Step Tutorial

Today we’re here to share with you these simple and direct instructions for creating a wine rack from the end section of a pallet. This fun, useful project can be crafted in around an hour and a half, depending on your experience and what tools you utilize. It can be created via hand tools and a drill, but will …

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How to Build a Playhouse with Wooden Pallets (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

I was one lucky kid. My dad built us 3 kids an incredible playhouse in the backyard. It was elevated, had a porch and the main part of the playhouse was fully enclosed. I know my dad spent a lot of time and money on that project, but we enjoyed it for years. We even …

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How to Choose & Find the Best Pallets for DIY Projects

  Wood isn’t cheap. Recycling is good to do. Pallets are often free (if you know where to find them – see below) – and using them eliminates them from joining a landfill. Besides, what could be more fulfilling and fun than using free materials to create something useful and beautiful? Shipping pallets are one …

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How to Build a Wooden Pallet Adirondack Chair (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

Can you believe the picture of the above Adirondack chair was made from pallet wood? It was. If you think that’s cool and would love to build your own Adirondack from pallets, you’re in the right place. The first time I sat in an Adirondack chair, I fell in love. You see, I love comfortable …

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How Do I Take a Pallet Apart so I Can Use the Wood?

To kick off our DIY segment on using recycled pallet wood, we’re going with the universal first step: obtaining the wood in the first place. We experimented with a number of methods but finally settled on a great way to disassemble a wooden pallet in a careful manner so the wood can be utilized for …

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