Make a DIY Euro Pallet Chair / Love Seat / Sofa

Variations of this design sit in innovation centres, reception areas and on many patios and sun decks.  The original prototype still has pride of place on my decking at home!  Despite its robust construction, lockable casters make it easy to move around and combining with coffee sack cushions gives it a truly rustic feel.

 

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This is what we're aiming for
This is what we're aiming for

Build this Euro pallet love seat

Source components for seat
Source components for seat

Download PDF for tips, dimensions and detailed component / cutting list

01: Cut middle from 2 pallets
01: Cut middle from 2 pallets

Cut middle out - preferably with an electric saw - leaving one side intact

02: Remove cut section
02: Remove cut section

Remove cut pieces and place to one side to use later

03: Sand and treat with preservative
03: Sand and treat with preservative

Doing this now while gaps are exposed is a lot easier than later. Leave to dry.

04: Flip over and stack
04: Flip over and stack

Turn over and align both sections on top of one another

05: Screw in place
05: Screw in place

Angle long decking screws to go deep into blocks below

06: Sand and treat two whole pallets
06: Sand and treat two whole pallets

Again - doing this now while gaps are exposed is a lot easier than later. Leave to dry.

07: Flip over and stack
07: Flip over and stack

Turn over and align both sections on top of previous stack