A few things the reader should know: This is my first Instructable. I am pretty much learning as I go with wood working which is why, along with the pleasing aesthetics, I began using reclaimed wood from old pallets. My daughter needed a headboard for her full sized bed so I decided to make her one from pallets. The goal was to up-cycle a common shipping pallet without it looking like I just nailed a couple of pallets together. Wooden beefy pallet bed with headboard and footboard! DIY Super Easy Pallet Bed Plan:.
In just 8 simple steps, build a headboard and add tons of style to the bedroom. On most pallet projects you shouldn’t have to buy supplementary wood. Find out how to make an upcycled headboard from pallet wood. Basic woodworking skills are definitely required for this pallet upcycling project! The key to neatly getting the pallet wood off the pallets themselves was using a sawsall to cut through nails on the ends first. We wanted the headboard to only come out 2-3 inches on each side of the mattress, so we marked where the headboard would end.