Pallet bars are an inexpensive, ‘witty’ way to make exciting outdoor bars using little to no money, and giving your outdoor patio or back yard a real personalized touch for when you have company over.
Often, wooden pallets by themselves can be used, or propped up to serve as the perfect bar – but by being a little crafty, or using some paint you can really add more personality! Sometimes, the addition of concrete blocks, old roof joists, or additional pieces of wood might be necessary – and can even be taken from other wooden pallets! So read on below to learn about how to make a few, easy DIY outdoor pallet bars for your backyard today – and don’t forget to have fun!
Fine Dining with an Outdoor Pallet Bar
This fine ‘wine and dine’ outdoor wooden pallet bar is an awesome DIY project that can completed in just a weekend, and is sure to impress your guests! With a little bit of patience and creativity, in addition to painting the wooden pallets, a few nice stone or even marble slabs on top should top it off and do the trick!
Accessorizing Your Wooden Pallet Bar
This “up right” accessorized wooden pallet bar has a very nice wooden mystique to it, and is perfect for storing your drinks and serving them up to your guests. Add a little flavor and personality by setting candles or pretty gemstones on top, and have yourself a great night outdoors!
Simple Wooden Pallet Bar w/ Seating
This DIY wooden pallet bar with seating is the perfect combination of using a recycled wooden pallet bar, and any old chairs sitting around that you don’t use anymore. Just paint them up to par, and set a few bowls or drinks on top and you’re all set!
Complete Pallet Bar for the Outdoors
This wooden pallet bar is definitely a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts, and with a little imagination can really make your night when you have friends over for drinks and snacks. Combining paint, nails, and a few wooden pallets you’ll be good to go to serve up drinks all night, and you can throw a banner on the front to add a little personal ‘pizzazz’! The antique candlelight’s are also a nice customized look, and it’s sure to be a talking piece among your guests considering the hundreds of dollars you’ll save with this outdoor bar!
DIY Outdoor Tea Bar w/ Snacks
This is a very nice, casual design for an outdoor DIY pallet bar, and can be made simply using hammers, nails, and screwing in a few rolling wheels so you can take it mobile! You can also add an additional wooden slab or pallet toward the top to create a drawer or resting place for your other accessories and seasonings. The top is also very spacious, making this a must-try for back yard DIY projects!
Wooden Pallet Bar and Stools
This is actually a very original design, and shows you how far creativity can really take the right motivated person with an outdoor DIY project. Using wood finish, the top of this pallet bar came out beautifully, and with a pallet or two you can chop them up to add extra legs for supporting the bar, and then slide bar stools under each side! You’ll definitely be the talk of the town with this simple, elegant design!
DIY Wooden Pallet Bar Complete Set
You can see that the brilliant mind behind this design actually combined multiple wooden pallets to create both the entire wooden bar, as well as the stools to go with it. Adding wood finish can really make all the difference or a bit of varnish, and painting both the legs, stools, and complete pallet bar makes it hardly noticeable this was entirely made out of recycled wood! Just prepare yourself a hammer, nails, saw, and a few days worth of patience or a helping hand along the way.
Complete Wooden Bar w/ Cutting Board
The makers of this DIY wooden pallet bar went above and beyond to customize the way they cut the wood to allow for different storage areas. What a cool way to store your cold ones, ice, instruments for making drinks, snacks, and more! You can also either carve out ‘notches’, or nail/screw on a few industrial hooks to make hanging towels, rags, and utensils easier. For a final touch, combine some of the wooden slabs from the pallet together to make yourself a durable cutting board for the next time you serve up cheese and crackers’.
Simple Beautiful Wooden Bar Design
This DIY wooden pallet bar design is a little more on the simple end, and just basically involved stacking multiple pallets on top of one another, and allowing a little vegetation for that ‘natural’ look. Overall, it’s a pretty awesome design albeit a little on the short end, it’s definitely a great place-holder, somewhere to store extra drinks, candles, flowers and more the next time you throw a party.
Photo via: www.palletsideas.com
Stone-top Wooden Pallet Bar
This stone-top wooden pallet bar just goes to show you how far a DIY back yard project like this can go. With just a little patience and paint to add a little accent or color to the pallets, and the addition of a few granite slabs and you’ll be good to go and have just one more place for people to rest their drinks, snacks, napkins, and more. Classy, yet simple!
Photo via: www.1001pallets.com
For most people, an outdoor bar is a must have, but can easily cost into the thousands of dollars or more. So, why pay more, when most of the required materials if not all can be entirely free, or at the price of just some recycled wood, nails, and a hammer? Show respect to both your wallet and the environment by trying one of these DIY wooden pallet bars today!
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