Measure all pallet wood pieces using measuring tape and mark correct sizes using carpenter’s pencil and straight edge ruler.
Cut all pallet wood pieces to length on the cut list using circular saw.
Create inner base frame with top and legs:
Create inner base frame top by attaching 2 x 36″ pallet wood pieces to 2 x 6.5″ pallet wood pieces. On each of the 4 ends, place 1 screw 1 1/4 inch from edge and 1 screw 3″ from edge using the
Ryobi One+ 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Starter Drill Kit..Before you add the screws first create pilot holes for the screws using the 11/32 drill bit.
Clamp pieces together.
Attach 4 legs: Using 4 x 32.5″ pallet wood pieces and the drill, attach each of the 4 legs to the top in this way: on each leg use 2 screws that are 1 3/4″ from top and 2 screws that are 3″ from top.
Attach 2 x 6.5″ pallet wood pieces on sides near bottom for support.
Cut 10 pieces of pallet wood 9.5″ long.
Attach with brad nailer.
Butt boards up against each other with no spacing in between in a ‘planked’ style.
Cut 13 pieces of pallet wood 36.5″ long.
Attach to front of bar frame with brad nailer
Butt ends of wood up to each other with no spacing in between in a ‘planked’ style.
Attach 2 pieces of pallet wood 36.5″ long x 5.5″ wide to bar top with brad nailer.
Use 11/32 drill bit for countersinking all screws.
Sand front using 80 grit sandpaper.
Here it is all planked!
Then we gave it two coats of white paint.
We have really been enjoying our beautiful outdoor DIY pallet bar! It’s the perfect spot to serve drinks and snacks on our deck!
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