Posts tagged with upcycle
4 November 2011 - How to recycle a pallet into an… armchair… and more!
We are always thinking of ways to reduce, reuse and recycle so recently, when I realised how common it is to see wood pallets thrown out in nature, on the side of roads, parking lots or junkyards, I thought ‘what can I do with those?’
The good news is that with a bit of imagination and some DIY, there is a lot of potential in these seemingly useless wood stocks… I recently made this garden armchair from a pallet found in a street near where we are staying in Palestine!
I know it’s far from perfect, but hey, it’s only my first attempt! 🙂 Here’s how I did it.
How to upcycle a wood pallet into a garden armchair
1) Find and prepare a wood palletFirst you need to find a suitable pallet…. so, how do you choose your wooden pallet? Well, regulations require pallet manufacturers in different countries … Read the rest