DIY Mobile Pallet Coffee Table

6 Materials
4 Days

How to build a mobile coffee table for an outdoor porch using wood pallets.

Mobile Wood Pallet Coffee Table.
Two Pallets Needed

We picked out two pallets that we had on hand from our winter pellet deliveries.

Preparing the Pallet Wood Boards

First, we took a saw and cut right down the pallet to the dimensions we had chose, 2 feet wide. Then we removed the boards and sanded down the number of boards we needed to complete the 4 feet length we also chose. The sanding is what takes the longest in this project. The rest is pretty easy.


I ordered 2 Shepherd Hardware 9346 2-inch medium duty plate casters, 2 pack from Amazon that had an antique copper finish for $5.68 for a 2 pack and free shipping.

Aligning the Pieces

Line up all sanded pieces to create the coffee table.

Lining Up the Wood Pallets

Closing Off the Ends

Once we did this, we decided we wanted to close off the ends for a more finished look.

Bolted the Ends

We added two additional boards on each end and secured them with a few random bolts inside.

Boxy Legs

We created the legs to raise the table to a tabletop of 19 inches including the casters to be added afterward. I show this process step by step up on the blog.

Boxed in Table Legs
Assembling the Coffee Table

Once the legs and casters were on, we nailed the table top boards in and added a glass top from a local glass vendor.

Finished Table
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