swiggle1 dot pattern2 DIY Pallet Project 1
Power Director via Youtube Source: Power Director via Youtube

A DIY pallet project is an inexpensive way to go, and, as long as you are good with your hands and have a basic knowledge of tools, you’ll find building items using pallets is a snap. And for some time now, gardeners and other people who enjoy crafts have been making use of free or low-cost discarded pallets to make appealing and useful objects you can use in and around your home.

You’ll have fun putting them together, too, and you’ll also take pride in the fact that you built it on your own vs. heading out to the store and buying something off the shelf. If you are Eco-conscious, you can also rest easy knowing that you made a difference in cutting down on scrap wood that would otherwise be headed to a landfill.

A few things to keep in mind before jumping into your pallet project, though. For one, we suggest you read this beginning article about pallets found here. Another thing is to always select heat-treated pallets and restructure them for any functional uses you have in mind. Lastly, be forewarned: The charming creations resulting from these projects can be addicting.

Here are 40 of the best DIY pallet project ideas that Shareably has gathered together that have a simple design, are functional, budget-friendly and involve recycling all in one.