Thursday, January 23, 2014

Pinterest Project: Pallet Wine Rack

One of the most interesting things I’ve found on Pinterest is the variety of projects involving old pallets. For over half a decade I spent morning on a loading dock never once considering the possibilities that these heavy space-eaters presented. The creativity involved in some of them is fascinating, and rightfully so things like pallet outdoor furniture can go for hundreds of dollars on Etsy. I made up my mind that my first attempt at a pallet project would be a wine rack, as it seemed the most manageable and provided plenty of options.

With these in mind, I was able to get my hands on an old pallet. I made some cuts, sanded it, pre-stained, stained and coated it with polyurethane before applying some stencils for fun. Here’s how my pallet wine rack turned out: