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How to build an outdoor pallet bar counter on a budget?

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How to build an outdoor pallet bar counter on a budget?

Do you have any pamphlets on DIY Budget Timber outdoor Bar counter builds?

If not can you direct me in somebody who can assist me


I am wanting to build a dry-bar, L shaped, 1,2 Meters * 1.8 Meters.


Something equivalent to the picture attached, except that the L shape is inverted.


Noticed there are a lot of plans on the internet with Imperial measurements, I would prefer one with metric measurements.


Thank you very much






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Re: DIY Budget Timber outdoor Bar counter

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Craig_Ebing. It's fabulous to have you join us, and many thanks for your question about building a pallet bar counter.


I'd recommend you have a read through How to build a pallet bar which will give you a basic idea of how to construct a unit. Since you are after a relatively simple design, you might like to create some plans yourself. Depending on how budget you want the build to be, you might need to compromise on how the bar is constructed. If you're planning to use pallet wood, then you'll need to work with what you can get a hold of. Many of our Bunnings stores will leave scrap Pine pallets out for customers to collect. These could be a good source of timber for your project.


Let me mention some of our members that have built outdoor bars, @Starkers_17, @diy_hausdesigns, @LePallet and @nathanh, to see if they have come across any plans or have any advice for your project.


Please let me know if you have any questions.




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