10 Easy Pallet Projects for the Homestead

Wooden pallets are great for home improvement projects, especially when you are working on a budget. You can often buy them cheaply or even find them free from a hardware store or warehouse. Pallets can be used to create all sorts of things such as garden beds, compost bins and even chicken coops! Here are 10 great DIY pallet projects you can make for your homestead.

1. Garden Shed From Pallets & Old Windows

Pallet Shed Using Pallets &Old Windows

A garden shed is essential especially for gardeners without a garage or basement, and it can be an attractive addition to the yard. (Instructions: Scrapality)

2. Pallet Firewood Storage

Firewood Rack

This outdoor firewood storage rack not only helps to keep your firewood stacked and organized, but also protects from damp ground conditions as well. (Project details: From the Pits Creativity)

3. Pallet Crates

Pallet Crates

You can easily build custom storage crates from pallets to store all kinds of things which you’ve never found a good place for. (Instructions: Storefront Life)

4. Tool Storage Shelf

Tool Storage Shelf

Organize your tools and other workshop items on an enhanced pallet shelf. (Instructions: Funky Junk Interiors)

5. Two-Pallet Potting Bench

Two-Pallet Potting Bench

A potting bench is a great piece for everybody with a green thumb. It is not only functional, but it can be a great decorative piece for your garden as well. (Instructions: A Piece of Rainbow)

6. Pallet Fence

pallet fence

If you don’t want to spend money for fencing, you can build a fence out of pallets. (Instructions: Hometalk)

7. Pallet Chicken Coop

Pallet Chicken Coop

Here’s a great weekend project for anyone who has or is getting chickens. (Instructions: The Shed and Beyond)

8. Pallet Compost Bin

Pallet Compost Bin

Keep your compost pile neat and tidy with this simple pallet compost bin! (Instructions: Instructables)

9. Pallet Bench

Pallet Wood Bench

Old pallets can be used to make a pallet bench for an extra piece of indoor or outdoor seating. (Instructions: Upcycled Ugly)

10. Raised Bed Garden

Raised Bed Garden

You can also use pallet wood to build a raised bed garden to protect plants from frost and wind. (Instructions: Kinky Hose Garden Project)


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