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Pallet timber bench seat with storage

LePallet
Valued Contributor
LePallet
LePallet
Valued Contributor

With handy storage and featuring two planter boxes, this rustic bench seat looks great and is extremely practical.

 

 

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The project

 

Working with recycled pallets is fun and can be easy, depending on what project you tackle. For this project, I built a bench seat using recycled pallet timber, with hidden storage underneath the seat and a planter box on each side.

 

One tip for working with pallets is to make sure each plank is straight and not bowed as the majority of them can be. As I don't have a lot of power tools – a table saw or planer would make life so much easier – I do my best to check that all the planks match up, and give the pieces a real good sand back.

 

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Good luck and give it a go.

 

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How to build a raised garden bed using pallets

 

Create your own planters using recycled pallet timber with MitchellMc's step-by-step guide that's ideal for beginners.

 

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More bench seats with planters

 

Workshop member Chaks_DIY made this beautiful bench seat with an in-built planter box by creating an internal structure using treated Pine slabs and then cladding with decking.

 

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Workshop member Poppop created this stylish and relaxing corner for enjoying the garden by building these bench seats and planter boxes using fence palings.

 

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