When building a wood wall using a pallet, the first step is to carefully disassemble the pallet, using gloves and safety goggles. Next, measure the wall and lay out boards to cover the correct square-footage. The third step is to paint the wall behind where the wood will be placed. Then, add boards from the top down for part of the wall, then bottom up, filling in the center with smaller pieces if needed. Be sure to measure the wall before cutting boards for each row, as walls are never perfectly square.
- Safety first; make sure to wear protective gear such as goggles, gloves, and a hard hat if working on areas overhead.
- One is not limited to pallets; old barn wood, fencing can be used as well.
- Find how big the space is, and lay out the material to be used to make sure it will fit together and have desired look.
“Be sure to use your safety equipment and try to save a few of the old nails to reuse to make your pallet wall look authentic.”