When we think of our garden or patio in the summer, we see a place where we can relax and enjoy the warm weather. But patio furniture can be expensive… are there alternatives? YES! Here’s a simple and cheap way to create benches from pallets!
Turning everyday things into creative new objects has never been more simple thanks to Adam Holman from Cottage Life, as he drums up some quirky and fun DIY projects that you can easily do. Here’s his creation, a DIY pallet bench!
3 inch screws
2 inch screws
Sandpaper 100 grit
Foam or mattress
Table and couch decor
Pick up some old pallets (I used 8)
Lay out 4 as your couch base
Use 2 as your couch back
*OPTION* use 2 for a coffee table!
Use 3 inch screws to tack pallets together
Cut 2×4’s to close any large gaps in the pallets and add support
Sand any rough surfaces
Add wood strapping as arms/end pieces
Find and cut foam to fit bench
Add cushions and decor for comfort!