33 Pallet Bench DIY Ideas
Do you have some pallets lying around? Rather than throw them away, why not turn them into something that is worthwhile and functional?
There are different furniture options for you to choose from. Among them are making pallet benches. Usually, a bench made out of other materials is expensive and limited, especially when it comes to function.
On the other hand, a DIY pallet bench will give you more freedom in terms of creativity and artistic features. If it is your first time to create a pallet bench and have no idea where to start, you have come to the right place.
We will be listing 33 pallet bench ideas for you to replicate, or alter according to your personal taste and preferences.
1) Pallet Skull Chair
If you are the type of DIYer who is into creating interesting pieces of furniture, this pallet bench skull chair is a great project to start with. Of course, it is not similar to other benches that you may already be familiar with, because the design is just interesting, but this project will certainly reach out to your artistic requirements.
As a bonus feature, you can also add two glass bottle holders on both sides, making it a perfect bench if you love drinking out in your yard. The skull design is also a perfect feature if you are a fan of it.
2) Wooden Lounger Pallet Bench
If you want to start your own upcycling project, why not start with this wooden lounger? This project is made out of wooden pallets and is not designed as a usual bench. Rather, it comes in the form of a lounger with the ‘supposed’ backrests placed on the sides.
It is elegant in terms of design, especially when you paint it with the color white, which shows its elegance and simplicity. It will easily suit any furniture motif that you may have for your home. You can add pillows later on to complete the overall look of this interesting furniture piece.
3) Artistic Pallet Bench
This piece of furniture is as interesting as it looks, right? This is no doubt perfect for any artistic DIYer out there. This creative and well-designed chair is made using repurposed wooden pallets. With this project, you no longer have to throw away those wooden pallets, saving them instead for a better use.
Whether you are planning to install this piece of furniture outside or inside your home, you will have one that will catch the attention of your guests, making it as a great conversation starter during parties and gathering. As such, this pallet bench will not just serve as a chair but also a decorative feature added to your home.
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4) Singe Bench Pallets
It is quite easy to decide on making a pallet based wooden bench. However, making it interesting is up to your creativity and artistic impulses. For this specific DIY project, you can prepare the backrest in a way that the edges are not leveled up so that they do not look as standard as they are.
This will definitely show the personality that you have, as well the output that you are trying to achieve. You can opt to paint these benches in order to look even more appealing, yet you can also choose to let it keep its natural color so that it will retain a natural, and even rustic look.
5) Pallet Bench for Plants
Pallet benches are not just for people to use as a furniture to sit down to, but also a perfect storage for plants in the garden. This specific pallet bench project is designed for outdoor, garden use, where you can arrange your plants easily. If you are not using it for such purpose, you can simply turn it to its original design, that of a bench.
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This project will certainly be an amazing way for you to display your flowers. Its dimension is at about 24x28x8, though you can always alter it according to your needs and preferences. While you can paint this bench, you can leave it the way it is to make it as natural as possible.
6) Long Outdoor Bench
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A single pallet bench may be good enough, but a longer one will invite other people in. Painting it with white even makes it more elegant when left outside under the refreshing light of the sun. Rather than throw away those extra pallets, turning them into something that is a combination of being creative and functional is a good idea.
You can also opt to paint it using other colors so that it will best represent your unique personality. When left out in a garden or yard, this single pallet bench will no doubt become an interesting addition to your home.
7) Simple Pallet Bench
What makes this pallet bench a simple one is that it is made out of one pallet that is cut in half. That’s it. This means that this project is very simple to build, and is perfect if you consider yourself as a beginner in the DIY woodworking world.
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You can also opt to paint this bench, especially if this is meant to be stored in an indoor space. All you need to do to make it even more appealing is to add the right cushions and pillows. On the other hand, some choose to leave it as natural as it is when placed in an outdoor location.
8) Rustic Pallet Bench
Why not create a romantic ambiance in your garden by creating this rustic pallet loveseat bench? You can choose the color to paint this pallet bench, but it is better to choose a rustic look as it is perfect for an outdoor yard or garden.
It is big enough for two, especially for your partner and you, making it a romantic place to have a date without unnecessarily going anywhere. You can create a single bench, or make another one to create a complete set for your outdoor area.
9) Wood Pallet Corner Bench
If you have enough pallets to create something into an interesting furniture piece, why not try this corner pallet bench instead? It is big enough to host a number of friends, and it can also be painted with any color of your preference.
You may also just leave it the way it is so that it will help retain its natural look. This furniture project is perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, and it will certainly capture the attention of your visitors, families, and friends. Why not create one now and showcase your artistic side?
10) Reclaimed Pallet Bench
Yes, you have heard it right! It is possible to create a bench out of reclaimed pallet wood. In fact, there are a lot of items that you can especially make out of these seemingly worthless pieces of wood. The top of the bench is made out of laminated strips, giving it a more elegant touch.
This pallet bench design is a simple one, as it does not come with a backrest. You can start with this project if you are looking for an easy to build wooden pallet bench. You can even explore further on your artistic impulses and create a pallet bench that will also reflect your personality and preferences.