Want a cheap and cheerful coffee table? Then this idea of giving old pallets a new life could be for you!
This is a clever idea if you’re not willing to spend money on a new coffee table. Single-use pallets are free and easy to source. They’re perfect building blocks for almost any woodworking project, especially coffee tables.
What’s great about recycling old pallets and turning them into something new, is that they’re like a blank canvas. You can start from scratch and achieve any style you want.
Want to know where to get pallets? You can get all the details in this post: Pallets – where do you get them?
And if you’re not sure which pallets are safe to use, you can get all the facts – and instructions on how to dismantle a pallet, in this post: Pallets – fact, and fiction (or how to tell a safe pallet from a toxic one)…
Be aware that branded pallets are not single-use. Always ask before taking any pallet.
You’ll need these materials:
- Old Pallets
- Safety Gear
- Bolts or Wood Screws
- Wood Glue
- Wood Stain and Sealer
And these tools:
- Pallet Breaker
- Reciprocating Saw
- Measuring Tape
- Wood Clamps
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