If you love the creative recycling, here’s our practical advice on how to build a garden chair with pallets.
The pallet and the creative recycling trend is gaining a bit ‘all, because from this recycled material we can get some real wonders for our garden and our outdoor spaces. The pallet is a recycled material, it is in large amount and is suitable to be worked in an easy and economical. So let’s see how you can create a garden chair in a few easy steps.
How to build a garden chair with pallets: the instructions and materials necessary
It does not need some kind of manual skills to make this chair, just two large pallets, a saw and a good glue for wood. What we need to do first is to design our simple project, so think carefully measures. It is a cube supported by a backrest, for which we decide, for example to generate a large seat about 30 cm to 50 cm, a square.
Then we proceed to cut our pallets with many squares of this measure and we go to maintain them, rubbing them with sandpaper texture fine and applying a bit ‘of Japanese cedar as a natural anti-woodworm oil.
Now we can paint the forms of our chair, proceeding with a solid color but also decorating the layers using different colors, maybe gray and white, or red and black, depending on what our imagination suggests.
Then we proceed to glue the chair portions until we get a height that satisfies us. We can choose to keep the chair as we have created, which looks more like a stool, or to apply a comfortable backrest. To do this we carve a series of slats of the pallet and cut them up we get a base of 50 cm, as much as the basis of our chair. Then proceed to stop the slats with nails, that before we have properly worked as we did with the session.
If we want a tapered effect, we can make very long slats, even a meter and a half, and if we want a softer result we can create long battens also around 70. Cardboard or plywood between them and proceed to apply a final decorative slat on the final section in the horizontal direction, to complete with taste our work.
How to build a garden chair with pallets: accessories
Behold, now is the chair for the garden is made. It can be completed with cushions, deck made of cotton, or with colorful cushions, if you love an effect a little ‘rustic and hippie.
In any case, our chair made with the pallet can be easily duplicated and those who love the minimal solutions can opt for a of white chairs September tapered, very scenic and ideal for a garden from the essential flavor.