How to Build an Easy and DIY Pallet Shelf + Free Plan

by Mr ATC
3 Materials
3 Hours
Hello guys,

In today's project, I will be showing you how i have created a DIY pallet shelf.
If you have some free pallet around, this idea could help you to save some money and at the same time recycle...

Alright let give it a start...

If you would like to see more of my projects, fee free to take a look at MyATCtv here...
First a screenshot of the final result
The full tutorial video...
But if you are not fan of long videos, I will be also adding the short video version at the end of this article
First of course, you will need a pallet... and if possible try to get one as clean as possible... you will need to remove one of the pallet side to start working on it.
Then here after remove the side part, I have decided to use my miter saw stand to properly work on this part
in order to have a flat surface, I am here removing the top wood to be able to cut to size the middle section...

When I've cut the middle section and placedthe top back it was now time to do some sanding... and for this I will be using my favorite adjustable workbench
After the sanding time to round up a little bit the edges...
After the sanding, it was time for me t paint in white but note that you are of course free to use any color you want
While the main part was drying, I have decided to apply wood burning effect to the back side but also the doors..
a little bit of lacquer to highlight the wood texture...
Same things for the doors, then here you are with a nice and simple DIY shelf for your bedroom or living room.
I hope that you like it and if it's the case feel free to share this article and comment below..

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  • Sandi Sandi on Apr 06, 2018

    Do you have the plans on how to make that awesome work bench?

  • Mil Mil on Apr 06, 2018

    Can you comment on your sander? I am in the market for a new one..yours looks ergonomically suitable to me.

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  • Val Val on May 03, 2018

    This is fantastic, thank you so much for sharing.

    • Mr ATC Mr ATC on May 03, 2018

      You are very welcome, my pleasure

  • Christina Christina on May 15, 2018

    Great shelf!!! The wood burning effects really made it special. I love your adjustable workbench too. Wonderful share.

    • Mr ATC Mr ATC on May 15, 2018

      Thanks. I have provided the free plan if needed... Join us at MyATCtv DIY to see how I have created the workbench