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Pallet Cabinets

Pallet Cabinets

OH! How I love before and after pictures! What an eyesore we had before I made these pallet cabinets! Not only was it an eyesore, but it was also inconvenient and wasted a lot of space! Organization is key in keeping a house moving along smoothly, but you must have the proper items to work with to get to that point! So, break out the pallets and get to work!

Pallets | Building with Pallets | Cabinet Built with Pallets | Planned out just for your home, pallet cabinets can be the perfect addition to your home and give you much more needed storage space!

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Pallet cabinets

Before and after

pallet cabinets

So, first off, I’m not a carpenter. But I do have an imagination! Most of my projects start with scratch on paper. I write down all I want to accomplish with my project and draw a picture of the space and then begin to draw what is swirling around in my mind. And then I go to ripping apart pallets and cutting! Always remember to choose the boards with color and the most character! Lay out the boards you will be using for doors on the ground and see what looks best.

pallet cabinets

Most of the time, my drawings are not what I end up with. Usually, there are things I hadn’t thought through enough but somehow it works. I also never have any extra money to spend on my projects so I use what I have available.

pallet cabinets

It’s also been great to have drawers for those pesky items that just need a home. The “junk drawers”.

Measure, measure, measure! Ha! Even though I measure I always have something I cut wrong. Sigh. I’ll get better with more practice, right?

If you have space where you would like to put custom cabinets, I recommend:

1.  Write down all you would like it to house and hold

2. Draw out what you picture in your head

3. Look at the drawing for a week or two and think about all angles and ideas

4. Measure and measure again

5. Gather materials needed

6. Get to work!

7. Enjoy your new creations!

You may also like to see another example of a built-in cabinet made with old barn wood and pallet boards. Let me know what you think!

Pallet cabinets can enhance your home and turn an eyesore into a useful storage place.


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Saturday 6th of August 2016

I love this! We are getting ready to do some remodeling around our place, and your posts are giving me lots of inspiration! Thanks for sharing!


Saturday 6th of August 2016

I love, love, love pallets! They have so much character!