31 Pallet Bookshelf DIY Plans
11) Structure Pallet Bookshelf
If there’s just a look of books that you need to start sorting and organizing, this pallet bookshelf offers an interesting design. Unlike other examples in this list, this shelf looks like a simple structure, without any back portion to serve as shelf wall. It is open, which means that you can just place it back towards the wall so that no books will fall from the other side.
It is quite easy to make since you just need to attach the pallets together to form the shape and design of this woodworking project. You can opt to paint the wood to the color of your liking, or keep it the way it is and maintain its natural appeal.
12) Big Pallet Bookcase
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Do you have some extra pallets lying around? Why not turn it into something worth talking about? This DIY bookcase project is one of the best options for you to work on, especially if you have already gotten the hang out of making small bookshelves.
This time, why not take your project a notch higher by making a multi-tiered shelf using wooden pallets. This is a very functional design because you can also use the top of the shelf as a storage for other items, not just books. You can opt to paint the shelf, or keep it the way it is and enjoy its rustic appeal.
13) Kids Pallet Bookshelf
Are you trying to decorate your child’s room and need a place to store the books of your beloved child? Why not try this project out? Choose the favorite color of your little angel, if he or she already has one to make it more attractive.
Encourage your child to love reading from an early age by letting him or her be familiar with books and bookshelves. This specific project features two different pallet shelves. You may add more, or just choose one depending on your needs and preferences.
This project is super easy. All you need to do is to take some pallets, do some cutting and painting, and create a bookshelf that your angel with surely love.
14) Hanging Bookshelf
Do you love pallet projects? Do you want to start your very own project but do not know how to do it? This project is a very simple one. This is particularly designed to keep as storage for books of children, though you can also use it for your own books.
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You can further enhance the decorative value of this shelf by writing something on it, just like what is done in this project. Your children will certainly appreciate your effort to make them closer to their books, thus encouraging them to love reading. Later on, you can move to bigger projects once you have successfully tried this one out using wood pallets.
15) DIY Leaning Bookshelf
What makes this DIY project interesting is that it is not hanged on a wall just like the other designs. Rather it is designed to lean on a portion of your wall. This means that there is no need for you to attach this wooden pallet project anywhere else as you just need a spot where you can “park” it.
This does not consume too much space. All you need to do is to gather those wooden pallets, and if you prefer, you may also paint it according to the color of your choice. You can also leave the color the way it is so that it will maintain that natural look.
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16) Simple Wall Bookshelf
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This DIY wooden pallet shelf is a unique one, isn’t it? It is not like the others with even edges cut out. In fact, if you notice the cutting of the reclaimed wood, they are not even so as to create a look of roughness. However, this is perfect for art lovers who are looking for a way to channel their artistic capabilities.
This will easily capture the attention of anybody entering your room. This specific shelf has been painted to create a rustic look that fits the color of the paint on the wall. Primarily created for other stuff, this shelf can also be a good shelf for organizing your books.
17) Sturdy Pallet Bookcase
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If you need a sturdy bookcase where you can organize your books and other stuff, why not take this wooden project into consideration? It is thick, and unlike other designs in this list, this is made out of thick wood pallets.
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As shown in this example, you have the option to let the books stand, or just arrange them in a way that makes them easier to pick up for you to read. You can also paint this pallet bookcase to make it fit the rest of your furniture motif. This is perfect for a rustic furniture look for your room.
18) Hanging Double Bookshelf
This woodworking project is interesting in a way that it is a combination of two wooden pallet bookshelves formed into one, thus giving you more space where you can easily organize your books and other stuff.
This project has been painted with white so that it will not just look appealing but also suited with the rest of the color motif inside the room. It does not consume too much space as it is just hung on the wall, which means that this is the perfect project if you are looking at saving some space while organizing things at the same time.
19) Outdoor Pallet Bookcase
Planning to create an outdoor reading area? Why not hang a DIY pallet bookshelf outside where you can place some of your favorite books, grabbing them easily when you feel like reading one under the tree?
To retain the natural look of the wooden bookcase, leave the painting of colors out, and make it appear like it is part of the natural environment outside. The good thing about this project is that there is no need for you to be overly specific with details because the more natural it looks, the more suited it is for outdoor décor.
20) Cool Pallet Bookshelf
A bookshelf need not come in a single style and design. As a matter of fact, you can create a design that will match your artistic capabilities. This specific project is a bookshelf made out of wooden pallets aligned in altered positions, giving it a very interesting, and cool look.
While it is primarily designed as a bookshelf, you can also use it to organize other stuff. It is also created in a way that will not consume too much space.
You have the option to paint your shelf so that it will easily match with the color of your room. If it is your first time in woodworking, this project is no doubt a good one to start working with.