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DIY: Reclaimed Pallet Plate Rack

DIY: Reclaimed Pallet Plate Rack

A great use for reclaimed shipping pallets from German designer Katrin Arens, who uses “materials from derelict country houses, cellars, and carpentry studios” in her designs.

Above: Katrin Arens’ kitchen in Lombardy, Italy; photo by Jordi Canosa.

Above: Katrin Arens fashioned a plate rack from a discarded pallet.

Above: Ana White of Knock-Off Wood fashioned her own DIY pallet shelf and shares her instructions.

For another DIY project giving new life to old pallets, see Remodelista’s earlier post DIY: Studiomama Pallet Chair.

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2:49AM PDT on May 13, 2015

Really amazing blog, I’d love to discover some extra information. pre-start health & safety racking inspection

6:32PM PDT on May 13, 2013


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10:41PM PDT on May 7, 2013

We like this and do think it will be heavy!
Will check for it hanging on the wall! All the wood plus the dishes!
Very nice looking!
We also saw a room divider a very large one made with pallets!
Thank You

6:17AM PST on Nov 23, 2012

This is great , thanks !

9:57PM PDT on Jul 25, 2012

great and functional re-cycling

12:13AM PDT on Jul 13, 2012

Interesting info. Thank you.

1:46PM PST on Jan 20, 2012

Great idea. I'm making a bench out of 2 pallets for my front porch.

10:18AM PST on Jan 20, 2012

It looks great - but a bit too rustic for me.

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3:47AM PST on Jan 5, 2012

I had a friend of mine that built himself a huge storage shed out of pallets and it looked like he bought a shed when he was finished. He also had a green house this way as well where he added windows.

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