DIY home furniture ideas

#1. DIY Pallets of Wood: 30 Plans and Projects

Pallet Furniture Ideas gives us this awesomely large variety of projects you can make from used wooden pallets. Complete with all the plans to complete each project, this article will give you enough information to create just about everything you’ll need in your home from ordinary used wooden pallets. From cool shabby chic benches, to adorable planters, to an entire tiny home, there’s not much you can’t make from pallets. The photographs alone will have your creative mind humming and together with the plans they provide, you’ll be able to get out there and create to your hearts content. For all the fabulous info, read the full article here.

#2. 12 Amazing DIY Furniture Projects by Student Builders

Author Harry Sawyers, for, brings us this incredible article detailing the awesome work of student craftsmen. The high school students who are featured give us all the details about their designs and how they created them. The photographs of the work show that these kids may be young but they are the new generation of incredible wood working craftsmen and craftswomen coming up today. Their work is inspired, well done, and definitely marketable. To see all of the amazing work, read the entire article here.

#3. DIY outdoor Wood Furniture Projects For Your Home

In this video with Danny Lipford for Today’s Homeowner, we see how to create a great picnic table, Adirondack chair and other fun outdoor furniture. He also shows us some other great stuff that’s easy to make and will look great in your back yard. The video shows us in detail how to make all of this great furniture and doesn’t miss anything. In addition, they give you information on materials, and approximate costs. For all the info, see the full video here.

#4. 21 Ways Of Turning Pallets Into Unique Pieces Of Furniture

From tables to benches and sofas to swings, Simona Ganea for, shows us in this article how pallets aren’t just for packaging anymore. With a little ingenuity and some creative paint and a hammer and nails, you can turn an ordinary pallet into just about anything. Whether you’re trying to create a cool new wall mounting for your favorite photographs, or you want to make some inspired and comfortable new patio furniture, you can accomplish all of these things when you put some pallets and some creativity to work. For all the details and instructions on these amazing pieces, read the full article here.

#5. 35 Creative Ways To Recycle Wooden Pallets brings us this awesome article on how to put some meaning in the words reuse and recycle. Of course, they help us do this with flair and creativity. The humble packing pallet has recently gained popularity in designing and building for do it yourselfers everywhere. This article shows us a myriad of ways we can take pallets and reuse them as gorgeous furniture and handy storage. In fact, done correctly, you can use pallets to build your next set of stairs. For all the details and instructions, read the full article here.