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Reclaimed-Wood Wall Shelves

Make rustic wood wall shelves in minutes from discarded pallets to keep cookbooks, dishes, bottles and other kitchen accessories within reach.

Ana White, Ana-White.com
Wooden Kitchen Shelf by Designer Ana White

Materials Needed:

  • discarded wood pallet (will create 2 wall shelves)
  • 1x4 board, 72" long
  • (24) 2" finish nails
  • jigsaw with wood-cutting blade
  • measuring tape
  • hammer or pneumatic nailer
  • picture-frame mounting kit
  • screwdriver
  • safety glasses
  • hearing protection

Cut Pallet

Wearing safety glasses and ear protection, cut pallet into three pieces as shown in photo. Two pallet shelves can be made from each pallet.

  • Reclaimed Wood Shelves Step 1
  • Reclaimed Wood Shelves Step 1

Measure Bottom of Pallet Shelf

Measure all openings on bottoms of pallet shelves. Cut 1x4 boards to these measurements.

Reclaimed Wood Shelves Step 2

Attach Shelf Bottoms

Nail 1x4 boards to the inside of the pallet shelves with 2-inch finish nails. Tip: Use a pneumatic nailer as shown in photograph for faster results.

Reclaimed Wood Shelves Step 3

Hang Shelf

Attach the picture-hanging kit to the back of the pallet shelf. Follow kit's instructions to hang shelf on the wall. Tip: Alternately, the shelf can be screwed directly to a stud in the wall, located with a stud finder. Mark location. With 2-1/2-inch screws, screw directly through back of pallet shelf into marked stud in wall.

Reclaimed Wood Shelves Step 4
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