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It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.
Why not use them to make something awesome?
Following are 6 DIY pallet furniture ideas to add some pizzazz — and practicality — to your outdoor living space.
Some of these might even enhance your indoor living space too!
#1 – DIY Pallet Furniture Table & Chairs Set
View the photo tutorial with all the steps required to build a simple pallet furniture table & chairs set.
#2 – DIY Pallet Container Garden
See how to make a pallet container garden yourself.
#3 – DIY Pallet Chairs
Here are the step-by-step photo instructions to make this pallet chair yourself.
#4 – DIY Pallet Patio Furniture
See the before and after photos for this patio furniture made from pallets.
- More tips for using shipping pallets to build outdoor furniture yourself.
#5 – DIY Pallet Shoe Rack
Here are the instructions to make a shoe rack from shipping pallets.
- More great ways to get organized using reclaimed pallets.
#6 – DIY Pallet Patio Lounge Chair
See how to make this DIY pallet patio chair.
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