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Outdoor screening using pallet timber

Budding Contributor
Budding Contributor

Recycled pallet timber cut to width and stained makes an attractive screening material for this outdoor area for plants and backyard entertaining. 




The project


Some say recycling is a breeze, but it is still a lot of work. This pallet and crate timber has already been reused once, and now it's going to get another new job. 




The first thing to do is chop off the staples.




Then rip the pieces down to size.




Only 80 more to go.




It's best to stain the timber before installing it.




The finished project. Part of it is a shade area for plants; the other part is a seating area around the BBQ.






More screening and upcycling inspiration


Bunnings Workshop members have been amazingly creative with their many screening solutions. Check out our Top 10 most popular screening projects, as well as D.I.Y. expert Adam_W's helpful step-by-step guide to building timber screening.




Pallet timber is a versatile material. Experienced contributor Peggers has put together step-by-step guides to building a pallet timber coffee table and a larger pallet timber table. There's more ideas in the Top 10 most popular pallet projects. 


Bunnings team member MitchellMc also made this handy guide to building raised garden beds with pallet timber. 




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