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Pet Bed From Pallet - VIDEO

Your little dog can be relaxing in style with this cute handmade reclaimed pallet dog bed. CHECK our tutorial video and let's do it for your pet and she/he will be sooo thankful for it. :)
Time: 2 Days Cost: $10 Difficulty: Easy
Tutorial VIDEO
what you need:
- 1 pallet
- jigsaw and reciprocating saw
- sander with 100 grit paper
- hammer and nails
- stain
- safety tools (gloves, goggles)
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Firstly SAW the pallet in half and again in half.
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Then MEASURE the depth of the pet bed. It’s 17.3 in and NEED 6 pcs slats in this size.
2 for the top, 2 for the side and 2 legs.
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After that you NEED 1 more stick from the rest of the first halved pallet – it’s 24.8 in long – and 1 cube. And the last slat you need is a 13.7 in long for the front.
USE a recoprocating saw by taking apart.
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The next step is creating the entry of the bed - SAW a 8.6 in wide gap by the right side.
FIX the cube to the sticks left by the entry – it will be the left side of it.
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SAND the surface completely with a 100 grit paper. You can use a rotary tool by the edge and the hard approachable space.
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BRUSH the dust off and can start to STAIN.
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After the surface dries JOIN the parts with nails.
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To your pet bed become more impressive, PAINT little paws on it with white metal paint.
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Don't forget to check the tutorial video too!!! :)
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Materials I used for this project:

  • Pallet
  • Stain
  • White metal paint

To see more: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1tZgVUGeMVclnd7vt1SyDA

Got a question about this project?

  • Joanna Taylor

    really cute !

  • Justme5634

    It's adorable! Thanks for posting the tutorial.

  • Laurie
    Laurie Modesto, CA

    Nice looking bed but since dogs like to rest against something how about putting some padding around the sides.

  • Darleene
    Darleene Bethel, CT

    If the pallet is constructed of 'pressure treated wood', you are likely poisoning the pets. Research the damage that can be caused by using pressure treated wood for something like this.

    • Maureen Callaway

      Good advice, but you overlooked the paint it could have lead and the dogs could have learning disabilities and not perform well in school

  • PhoDOGrapHER
    PhoDOGrapHER Daly City, CA

    I saw a similar crate bed that I had plans to make, but your instructions seem easier to build. Thirst are perfect for when dogs board my home; stays in place.
    Thank you for your inspiration!
    The Daily Dog Walker

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