DIY: Reclaimed Pallet Shelving

When winemakers Ted Osborne and Kim Wedlake opened a Napa tasting room for Olabisi Wines, the couple went for a simple recycled-rustic look. We especially admire their ingenious shelving made from reclaimed shipping pallets with jelly roll pans in lieu of drawers.

Above: Olabisi’s clever shelving system could be replicated for storage throughout the home.

Above: Pallets typically measure 48 inches wide and are 40 inches long. The best way to procure them is to approach a local business that uses them for shipping, or contact a recycling group such as Pallet Recycling.

Above: Commercial-grade Norpro Jelly Roll Pans measure 18 by 12 inches; available from Amazon for $21.99.

We’ve posted before on two other great ideas for repurposing reclaimed shipping pallets. See Remodelista’s posts DIY: Studiomama Pallet Chair and Slow Design: Katrin Arens Plate Rack.

49 comments

Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener4 years ago

Simple yet beautiful!

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Terry V.
Terry V4 years ago

noted

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Danuta Watola
Danuta W5 years ago

Thanks for posting!

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Michele J.
Michele J.5 years ago

love this idea...tons of places around me looking to get rid of pallets.....gonna try this....I like how they sanded & stained the exposed areas too

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Hester Goedhart
Eternal Gardener6 years ago

Love everything recycled!

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Jewel Rich
Jewel Rich6 years ago

Great Idea!!!!!

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Pia Catrine Hoyer
Pia Høyer6 years ago

Love the idea:o)
I have a shelf at home which I made from Leca blocks and planks I bought at a hardware store. What is great about it is the many options I was given. I have shaped it according to my needs and the other design elements in my flat making it more organic than most shelves around. Saved a ton of money as well:o)

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Alberta Gentleman

I love it! I am going to do it.

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Yvette S.
Past Member 6 years ago

Something to build on! Thanks

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gerlinde p.
gerlinde p6 years ago

interesting idea

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