31 Pallet Bookshelf DIY Plans

21) Multi-Layered Pallet Bookshelf

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If you need a lot of space for you to organize your books and other items inside your room, this multi-tiered pallet bookshelf is the perfect solution for your concern.

This pallet is sturdy enough to hold several layers, and organized in a way that you can easily place your stuff without worrying that it will just collapse easily despite the number of layers added to it.

You can use some shades of paint to create a bookshelf that will be stimulating enough while providing protection to the wood at the same time. Create a bookshelf that will easily suit your decorative style and preferences.

22) Lighted Pallet Bookcase

If your intention is to create a piece of art in your room, creating a lighted wooden pallet bookshelf is a great project to consider. Basically, it is just the same as the other projects, as you will also use reclaimed wooden pallets.

The only difference is that you will also add some lights to the project. Series lights are common options, attached on specific areas of the bookshelf.

For this specific project, the wooden pallet is painted in white so as to reflect the lights even better, and blue light is used to intensify the output. Wooden pallets have never been this elegant when combined with well-chosen lighting.

23) Pallet Bookshelf Chair

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Are you interested in starting a woodworking project that is both functional and interesting at the same time? Why not work on this project? It is a combination of a bookshelf and a couch. Establish your style statement with this shelf in your couch.

This project will certainly add a creative and artistic touch to your overall décor at home. This pallet bookshelf chair may not be for beginners, but if you have already tried other woodworking projects before, especially those that are made out of wooden pallets, you can have the confidence of being able to complete this interesting project.

This bookshelf will not just be decorative, but functional at the same time, as you can easily grab your favorite book while seated on your favorite couch.

24) Reclaimed Wood Pallet Bookshelf

Rather than considering wood pallets lying around as a waste, things that need to be thrown, why not create a worthwhile project using reclaimed pallets? For this specific project, wooden pallets are gathered to create a bookshelf.

A similar project has been listed earlier, though the difference has something to do with the actual layering of the shelves. Rather than layer them one on top of the other, why not create an altered layer so that a picture of space is depicted. It will make your wall look wider, and will also make organization of your books faster and easier.

25) Pallet Wall Shelf

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This wooden pallet bookshelf is primarily designed to hold some cutleries in the kitchen. However, this can also be used as a bookshelf if you want to. The idea is to create a pallet wall shelf where you can easily stuff your items, arranging them in a very organized way.

You can attach some decors to make it more attractive, and appear elegant at its most. These wooden pallets are upcycled, which means that they are put to better use rather than being thrown away without any use. You also have the option to paint it to a color that will suit your preferences, or keep it the way it is.

26) Wooden Pallet Headboard Bookshelf

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Now it is time for you to create something decorative out of our discarded wooden pallet boards. You may think that they are useless, but they can actually be reused. Create a stylish piece of art in your room, by making this stylish headboard bookshelf.

The best thing about this project is that it is not just a good decorative addition to your room, but also as a functional piece of furniture. This is particularly applicable if you love reading before going to bed.

You can simply grab your favorite book without stepping away from your bed. Time for you to be creative and start making the perfect headboard and bookshelf for your room.

27) Thin Wooden Pallet Bookcase

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Not all wooden pallets are shaped and sized alike. As a matter of fact, it is up to you to decide on the thickness of the pallets to be used for your bookshelf. For this specific DIY project, thin strips of wooden pallets are used, thus making this design just enough so as not to consume too much space.

It is not just perfect as a bookshelf, but can also serve as an organizer of several other stuff. As you can see in the picture, you can also place your wine in this shelf. An additional feature can be added, adding an X design at the back of the pallet shelf. This will further give support to the shelf.

28) Pallet Rack Bookshelf

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This woodworking DIY project is stylish enough to turn your room into an elegant one. It may not be as simple as the other ones in this list, but it is not that complicated even for beginners to work on.

Form four layers of shelves using pallets, paint them using two contrasting wood colors, one for the pallets, and one for the columns and support.

What you will have is a finished product that will guarantee a good tool for you to organize your things, but make it as functional as possible, at the same time. This pallet rack bookshelf will surely be a nice addition to your room.

29) Painted Bookcase

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Create an even better space where you can organize your books and things by creating a bookshelf made out of reclaimed wood pallets. For this specific DIY project, the bottom part of the pallet has been painted with a dark color so as to further highlight the organized books arranged.

To make it even more elegant and natural looking, plants can also be added on top, just like the one you can see in the picture. The painted bookcase will also make it standout especially if your wall is painted with a light color.

This handmade pallet bookshelf will easily organize all those clutter of books in your room while serving as a decorative feature at the same time.

30) Multipurpose Pallet Wood Bookshelf

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For this DIY project, you can easily combine together some upcycled pallets and materials in order to create this multipurpose pallet wood bookcase, making it perfect for your room. You can also choose to paint this bookcase so as to fit the interior motif of your room, or simply keep it as rustic and natural as it can be so that it will retain the elegant look of your space.

This project is a multipurpose one, which means that you can use it as a tool to organize your stuff, not just for your books. The top part of the shelf can also be used as storage for wines and bottles, as well as other stuff.

31) Crate Pallet Bookshelf

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Give your room a new look by creating this wooden project. It is a recycled bookshelf that can be used not just for organizing your books and other stuff but can also serve as a decorative feature for your room. The actual size of the bookshelf depends on the number of crates that you have.

You can start with a small bookshelf if you only have a lesser number of available crates. On the other hand, if you have more, rather than throwing them out, create a nice looking, stylish bookshelf that will complete the look of your functional room. Notice that the crates were not disassembled to make things easier to assemble.


If you need a bookshelf to organize your books and you have a wood pallet or two just lying around, why not make your very own woodworking project?

From what you may have noticed from the projects mentioned above, there are a lot of options on styles and designs to choose from. You even have the freedom to alter the style and the size to accommodate your requirements and preferences.

These pallet bookshelf plans are very easy to do. Adding one for your home will certainly add a twist to it, and will no doubt spice things up a bit in your abode.

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