An easy Guide to Make Elegant Outdoor Pallet Seating

Materials

  • Finish nails
  • Nail gun
  • Throw pillows
  • Pencil
  • Elegant stylish cushions
  • Circular saw
  • Measuring tape
  • Angular brackets
  • Trim piece
  • Orbital sander
  • Drill machine
  • 80 grit sandpaper
  • Two inch deck screws
  • Half inch wood screws
  • One by six inch cedar piles

Wooden plank selection

You should look for two wooden pallets. The pallets should be clean, strong and neat. One pallet is used to make the frame of the seat, which provides structural support, while the other is used to make the top, side and the back of the seat.

Cutting the pallets

Using a pencil and a measuring tape, mark the wooden planks to 24 by 72 inches, and cut using a circular saw. You will use the planks to make the top, side and back of the seat.

Cutting the pallets

Top and bottom planks assemblage

Using nails, screws, nail gun and drill machine, make a whole frame using the planks. Place the frame on the ground and align all the wooden pallets. Using your drill machine and two inch deck screws, join the top and bottom planks of the seat. Ensure you drill the screws progressive at the front and back edges, within four points.

Top and bottom planks assemblage

Side planks assemblage

You are now set to make the sides the seat. Ensure you measure and mark the pallets at 24 inches. Now cut the planks into half, but ensure they are perpendicular with the top plank.

Side planks assemblage

Joining of side and seat planks

Ensure you align the front edge of the side plank with the bottom plank of the seat. Using a drill machine and 2 inches wood screws, join the two planks, and repeat the same for the other side.

Joining of side and seat planks

Back plank installation

Now attach the back plank with the seat and side planks, while ensuring the plank and the edge of the side planks are aligned. To achieve this, use the half inch wood screws and the angular brackets.

Back plank installation

Cutting and joining of the top pallet

Measure and mark a one by six inch cedar plank. The measurement should equal those of the top and side edges planks. Now place the pile on top of the back plank and ensure you align the edges with those of the side and back planks. Using your nail gun and finish nails, attach the planks.

Cutting and joining of the top pallet

Stacking the arm pallet

Measure and mark two 0ne by six cedar planks, to equal the size of the side planks. Now cut them to make seats arms. Then place the pallet on the side planks and ensure the inner edges of the plank are aligned with it. Use the nail gun and finish nails to join the top arm and the side planks.

Stacking the arm pallet

Attaching the top side piles

On the side of the back plank, position a one by six inches cedar plank. Now measure and mark the length starting from the top edge of the back up to the arm of the side plank. Mark the pile using a pencil and cut using a circular saw. Flush the corners and edges of the cedar pile. Using the nail gun and finishing nails, attach the pile to the back plank sides.

Attaching the top side piles

Front pile joining

Pick another cedar pile and make its measurement to be equivalent to the distance from one to the other side planks. The distance should be equal to the planks of the seat and the back. Now attach the plank to solid points on the seat plank.

Front pile joining

Smoothing the surfaces with Orbital Sander

Using an orbital sander and an 80grit sand paper, smooth all rough and untidy corners, surfaces and edges, to give the seat the last finishing.

Smoothing the surfaces with Orbital Sander

Decoration of the seat

Place cushions and throw pillows, which have bright colors, to give the seat a beautiful and attractive appearance.

Decoration of the Pallet seat

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