Deutsch This pallet bed version is quite simple and was built quickly. With all needed stuff at hand, its a “should be done through the weekend” thing. Since i wanted to finish it over a weekend without having everything i wished for at hand, i had to deal with the stuff i had, that was fine, too. The compromises were made at spots invisible after the full assembly, though. Starting […]

Deutsch This pallet king size bed isn’t a “pure” pallet bed: pallets are the material of choise for the frame surrounding the mattress, while the base structure is created with simple wooden beams and the boards of a slatted frame mounted on these. You’ll need (Basics) • about 10 m wooden beams (6×8 cm are fully ok, thinner should do, too • 2 pallets (euro standard or disposeable • fittings, […]

Deutsch Unprocessed pallets are generally not suitable for living areas. A new, unused pallet is a fine thing, but even those are normally not directly useable – splinters and dust are becoming rather unpleasant fast. A “usual” pallet tends to be used ans is therefore often dirty, dusty, scratched etc. An old pallet may look nice, but has become scruffy, has brittle boards, is wet, greyed out or even moldy. […]

Deutsch The nice thing about palettes: their structure is quite crude and coarse. Say, you can (and have to) work/deal with structures which usually don’t have to be accurate to the millimeter. In fact, it’s quite difficult to do so, and a significant part of the charm of the results: slightly crude, slightly improvised, but nicely structured and quite natural. So, what tools what do you need? Tools to work […]

Deutsch To build a full size bed from pallets is not completely trivial – pallets have the ideal form factor for a single bed (90-100 cm wide), but if you want something bigger, you have to work with several, rearranged pallet parts. Here, for brevity, only the results are shown (building process see here) – a pallet double bed with 1.40m wide mattress and generous utility space all around – […]