DIY Rustic Pallet Shelf
Learn how to make a rustic wood pallet shelf for your collectible displays. This is an easy DIY project that can be utilized in many room moments!
- ● Mitre Saw
- ● Circular Saw
- ● Screw Gun
- ● Nail Gun
- ● One pallet
- ● Four – National Hardware 2 1/2″ Corner Braces (Galvanized)
- ● One - 25" x 18" piece of scrap plywood
- ● Eight - 1 5/8" deck screws
Find a Pallet
Find a pallet that is fairly clean and in good shape. Take it apart with a mallet, using care to not split the wood. Tap out the nails carefully and sand the rough edges.
Cut two 2 x 4's from the pallet to be 23" in length and two 2 x 4's to be 18" in length.
Assemble the frame with the four 2 x 4's to create a rectangular shape.
Screw together the frame with 1 5/8" screws using your screw gun.
Add Corner Braces
Add one of the National Hardware 2 1/2″ Corner Braces to each corner on the inside of the frame to brace it.
Measure the interior dimensions for the front face frame.
Assemble and attach the outside frame to the box frame using a nail gun.
Cut and Attach
Hide Corner Braces
Add Back to Shelf
If you decide to add a back to the shelf, measure and cut a piece of scrap wood to fit and nail it in place
Your shelf is finished and ready to be hung and styled!
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