Past picture are important source to recollect that sweet memories and have a prominent worth in home. We see new trends to display picture in every cozy dwellings. People tend to give them a sharp focus for nice and charming preview. The shelves play a vital role in this aspect of picture organizing. So we decided to have a pair of DIY pallet picture shelves to display our pictures in living room friendly environment through these handmade shelves.
A one big and oversize pallet skid will be enough to give you this perfect picture shelving plan. The home backyard, surroundings, and roadsides are the most preferable and proper places for pallet hunt. You can also buy the pallet wood from near one DIY store which charge a very little for healthy looking pallets. You can do this DIY pallet shelves for any room walls like bedroom, living room and also at home porch, hallway or at entry way.
We have chosen the living room the perfect place for it and choose it as our target to mount on it this DIY pallet shelving scheme.
Reexamine the grabbed supply of pallet skids and make it splinter free. Remove the tightly held nails and keep the hand safe while doing both these wood reconditioning steps. You can make use of nail puller or the backside of the nailing hammer.
After removing the nails it would be much easy to strip up the pallet planks on the floor to choose them according to desire and measured values. Wash out the pallets with some detergent water base solution to remove the gunk and unpleasing ugly mud layers.
Take a pair of pallets and join them sidewise direction. To hold them together tight enough place a piece of pallets and drilled the holes until all the way pass through and then add screws for perfect settlement of paired planks.
Take a piece of cloth or foam and make the wood strengthened with varnish coating and then make it stained. Choose the walnut light brown shade which is terrific in providing the wood a charming wooden preview. We have also sprayed the clear gloss lacquer after stain to get crystal clearance and shine on the wood.
Now the question rises that how to make it hanged? Don’t worry about this step we have used angled iron brackets which are L shaped to get it mounted. These brackets are heavy in duty and can handle a lot of weight.
Repeat the same process as above to get the second pair of the DIY pallet shelf if you have wide space to be decorated with this DIY pallet wall art through these picture shelves. One big shelf with a small at the top is a cool idea for charming and visually pleasing display of pictures.
After making the shelves mounted add your favorite collection of past pictures and enjoy the lovely handmade scenery and a overcoming and visually attractive wall art too out of the same. Living room and hallway wall would be much knockout locations for this picture montage idea.